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April 29, 2017

 

(OLNEY)  in Major League Baseball last night – the Cardinals held on for another victory
* the Redbirds beat Cincinnati in the first of three this weekend in St. Louis, 7-5
game two of the weekend series against the Reds is this afternoon, weather permitting

 

(OLNEY/NEWTON)  most all outside Sporting Events were cancelled yesterday due to weather
* Olney Lady Tiger LIC Softball at home against Paris
* the Boys Invitational Track Meet at Newton
* OCC Lady Knights postseason Region 24 Softball down at Rend Lake College
most outdoors events for today will also likely be cancelled as well due to the rainy forecast
* the 16-team Doubles Tennis Tournament at Champaign has been cancelled for the Olney Tigers
* the Olney Lady Tiger Soccer matches against Herrin and Salem are cancelled at Centralia Tournament
* today’s Opening Ceremonies for Olney Little League Baseball and Softball are cancelled

 

(NEWTON)  with May nearly here, the IHSA Spring Sports are on the downhill side of their schedules
this also applies to IHSA Bass Fishing, which in its 9th year of existence, will have Sectionals next Friday
all of our area teams will be competing at the Forbes Lake Sectional, over in Marion County, including
* Newton, Robinson, Flora, South Central, St. Anthony, Teutopolis, and Fairfield
* others include Centralia, Salem, Mt. Vernon, Wayne City, Woodlawn, Christ Our Rock, and Carlyle
a few other area teams to our north will fish at the Lake Shelbyville Sectional, including
* Paris, Marshall, Neoga, Sullivan, Shelbyville, and eight other teams further north
there are twenty other Sectionals from throughout the rest of the state – downstate sites include
* Rend Lake, Lake of Egypt, and Coffeen Lake
a maximum of three boats from each Sectional advance to the Bass Fishing State Finals
that’s May 18th thru 20th on Carlyle Lake, over in Clinton County

 

(OLNEY)  in Junior College Softball – we mentioned earlier the OCC Lady Knights
the Region 24 Tournament is expected to resume next week with the top eight teams in action
* it’s the best-of-three game series with the winners advancing to the Region 24 Final Four
* the 5th-seeded OCC Lady Knights play at 4th-seeded Rend Lake
* 6th-seeded Southeastern Illinois is at 3rd-seeded John A. Logan
* 7th-seeded Kaskaskia is at 2nd-seeded Lake Land
* and 8th-seeded Lincoln Trail is at top-seeded Wabash Valley

 

(OLNEY)  in Junior College Baseball – the OCC Blue Knights have been cancelled for today
* they were scheduled to play at John A. Logan with a GRAC doubleheader
the Blue Knights are next scheduled to host Vincennes University next Monday at OCC
the Region 24 Baseball Tournament is scheduled to start the following week

 


                                  LOCAL AND AREA SPORTS REMINDERS

 

(NEWTON)  the Lake Land College Foundation will host the 20th Annual Golf Classic at Meadowview Golf Course in Mattoon on Friday, May 26th, with a shotgun start at 12 noon – registration and lunch at 11:00 – the $125 per golfer or $500 per team entry fees includes lunch, 18 holes, a golf cart, refreshments, and a dinner at the end of the day – teams and individuals can sign up now for the scramble format fundraiser by calling  217-234-5363 or by going online, at  www.lakelandcollege.edu/foundation/golf

 

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(OLNEY)  on our Sports Broadcast Schedule  :  it’s St. Louis Cardinals baseball today on Freedom 92.9 with our dugout show at 12:20 and first pitch at 1:15  :  and it’s the latest in sports, all day, all night, and all weekend long, on CBS Sports Radio, at 107.1 FM / 740 AM, WVLN – plus online, at  www.wvlnam.com

 

 

 

April 28, 2017

 

(OLNEY)  in Major League Baseball on Thursday – the Cardinals win two in a row
* the Redbirds beat Toronto, 8-4 in eleven innings, then beat the Blue Jays again, 6-4
the Cardinals continue their home stand with the first of three tonight against the Reds in St. Louis

 

(OLNEY)  in Junior College Softball – Olney Central College is set to begin postseason action
* the Lady Knights ended the regular season with an overall record of  28-22 and 17-17 in the GRAC
* OCC begins the Region 24 Tournament with a best-of-three series at Rend Lake College near Ina
the Lady Knights are scheduled for games at 2:00 & 4:00 today – if needed, game three would be tomorrow

 

(OLNEY)  in High School Baseball yesterday – Olney won a LIC game at home
the Tigers beat Lawrenceville, 5-1 although Olney was outhit by the visiting Indians, 7 to 6
* Dylan Hires was Olney’s winning pitcher, allowing 1 run on 5 hits, while striking out 4
* Gage Miller led Olney with a double, a single, and a run scored
* Luke Lambird had an RBI double and Lucas Harmon had an RBI single
Olney improves to 13-7 overall, now 4-2 in the Little Illini Conference
Lawrenceville falls back to 8-9 on the year, now 2-3 in the LIC
the Tigers are back in LIC conference action next Monday at Flora

 

(NEWTON)  in High School Baseball yesterday – Newton won a LIC game on the road
the Eagles beat Robinson, 9-4 as Newton outhit the host Maroons, 11 to 5
* John Grunloh was the winning pitcher, allowing no earned runs and striking out 2 in six innings
* Grunloh helped himself with 2 doubles, a single, 3 RBI, and 2 runs scored
* Mitch Bierman had a triple, 2 singles, 2 runs scored, and 1 RBI – Nick Cohorst had a 2 RBI hit
Newton improves to 10-6 on the year, now 6-1 in the Little Illini Conference
Robinson falls to 10-9 overall, now 3-3 in the LIC
the Eagles are back in conference action next Monday when they host Paris in Newton

 

(OLNEY)  in High School Softball yesterday – Olney won a LIC game at home
the Lady Tigers beat Lawrenceville, 4-1 as Olney outhit the visiting Lady Indians, 8 to 2
* Sophia Colclasure got the win with no no earned runs while striking out 5
* Kennedy Steber led Olney with a double, a single, and 2 RBI
* Sophia Colclasure had 3 hits and 1 RBI, while Cheyla Lamb had 2 hits and a run scored
Olney improves to 15-7 overall, now 3-1 in the Little Illini Conference
Lawrenceville drops to 8-10 on the year, now 2-3 in the LIC
the Lady Tigers are back in LIC action next Monday at Flora

 

(NEWTON)  in High School Softball yesterday – Newton won a huge LIC game at home
the Lady Eagles beat Robinson, 9-1 as Newton outhit the Lady Maroons, 12 to 3
the game was moved from Robinson to Newton due to wet field conditions in Crawford County
* Kenzi Smith was the winning pitcher, giving up only 1 earned run and striking out 1
* Smith also had 2 hits and 2 RBI – Maddie Stanley and Olivia Shipman each had 2 hits
* Ariel Richards, Kelsi Geltz, and Taylor Smith each had an RBI hit
Newton improves to 12-7 on the year, now 5-2 in the LIC
Robinson falls back to 13-3 overall, now 5-1 in the conference
the Lady Eagles are back in LIC action next Monday when they host Paris in Newton

 

(OLNEY/NEWTON)  here’s other area results in High School Sports from yesterday
in Baseball  :
* (LIC) Paris beat Red Hill, 10-0
* (LIC) Flora beat Casey-Westfield, 12-0
* Teutopolis beat Mattoon, 10-3
* Effingham beat South Central, 10-3
in Softball  :
* (LIC) Red Hill beat Paris, 11-6
* (LIC) Flora beat Casey-Westfield, 6-3
* Marshall beat Georgetown Ridge Farm, 3-2 in nine innings
* Woodlawn beat Clay City, 2-1 in ten innings
* Windsor / Stewardson-Strasburg beat Cowden-Herrick / Beecher City, 22-7

 

(OLNEY)  in Boys High School Tennis yesterday – Olney won a non-LIC match on the road
the Tigers won at Salem, 7-0 as Olney won all seven matches with only four courts used
* Connor Walker won the #1 singles match in two sets, 6-3, 6-0
* Austin Atwood won the #2 singles match in four sets, 6-1, 4-6, 7-6, 7-3
* Jack Bettis won the #3 singles match in two sets, 6-4, 6-0
* Mac Alexander won the #4 singles match in three sets, 7-6, 7-3, 7-5
* Connor Walker and Tanner Hendrickson won the #1 doubles match in two sets, 6-1, 6-1
* Kye Stallard and Jack Bettis won the #2 doubles match in four sets, 4-6, 6-1, 7-6, 7-0
* Austin Atwood and Cade McDowell won the #3 doubles match in two sets, 6-1, 6-0
Olney also won the only junior varsity match
the Tigers improve to 10-0 on the year, still at 3-0 in the Little Illini Conference
Olney is back in action tomorrow in the 16-team Champaign Doubles Tournament

 

(NEWTON)  in Boys High School Tennis yesterday – Newton lost an LIC match on the road
the Eagles lost to Paris, 9-0 as the host Tigers won all nine matches
* Newton’s top three singles players were Ethan Carter, Holden Kerner, and Zach Huschle
* the Eagle’s other singles players were Dylan Ochs, Sam Hemrich, and Isaac Ludington
* Newton’s double pairs were Carter & Kerner, Huschle & Hemrich, and Ochs & Ludington
the Eagles are back on the courts next Monday at home in Newton again against Paris

 

(OLNEY)  in Girls High School Soccer yesterday at the Centralia Tournament
Olney lost a tough match to Freeburg, 4-1
* Allison Herman scored Olney’s lone goal
* Olney was led defensively by Danni Murphy
the Lady Tigers are back in action at Centralia on Saturday with matches against Herrin and Salem

 

(OLNEY)  in Boys Junior High Track yesterday – Olney competed in a three team meet at Carmi
the Cubs finished a close 2nd place to host Carmi, 68 to 65 – Mt. Carmel was 3rd with 48 points
Olney won six of the fourteen varsity events
* Dylan Reed won both the shot put and 100 meter dash
* Gavin Kirby, Dylan Ritter, Jonas Burckhartt, and Barak Berger won the 1600 meter relay
* Jacob Pampe won the discus throw
* Jonas Burckhatt won the pole vault
* Barak Berger in the 400 meter dash
Olney had seven 2nd place finishes
* Garrett Wright in both the 100 meter dash and the shot put
* Kade Schaffer in the high jump
* Dylan Ritter in the pole vault
* Brooks Julian in the 1600 meter run
* Collin Gilreath in the 800 meter run
* Jonas Burckhartt, Dylan Reed, Jarrett Fuson, and Garrett Wright in the 400 meter relay
the Cubs are back in action next Monday at the Junior NEC Meet at Richland County High School in Olney

 

(OLNEY)  in Girls Junior High Track yesterday – Olney competed in a three team meet at Carmi
the Lady Cubs finished 2nd to first place Mt. Carmel, 55 to 73 – Carmi was 3rd with 41 points
Olney won three of the fourteen varsity events
* Joan Biyok won the pole vault
* Maria Mayorga won the 100 meter dash
* Allison Harness, Joan Biyok, Adrielle Smith, and Carley Greenwood won the 1600 meter relay
Olney had six 2nd place finishes
* Korbyn Foster in the 100 meter low hurdles
* Carley Greenwood in the 400 meter dash
* Hope Laughlin in the 1600 meter run
* Joan Biyok in the high jump
* Maddy Rusk, Jocelyn VanMatre, Maria Mayorga, and Kristen Greenwood in the 800 meter relay
* Maddy Rusk, Korbyn Foster, Rae'Isha Shotwell, and Maria Mayorga in the 400 meter relay
the Lady Cubs are back in action next Monday at the Junior NEC Meet at RCHS in Olney

 


                                  LOCAL AND AREA SPORTS REMINDERS

 

(NEWTON)  the Lake Land College Foundation will host the 20th Annual Golf Classic at Meadowview Golf Course in Mattoon on Friday, May 26th, with a shotgun start at 12 noon – registration and lunch at 11:00 – the $125 per golfer or $500 per team entry fees includes lunch, 18 holes, a golf cart, refreshments, and a dinner at the end of the day – teams and individuals can sign up now for the scramble format fundraiser by calling  217-234-5363 or by going online, at  www.lakelandcollege.edu/foundation/golf

 

(OLNEY/NEWTON)  on today’s High School Sports Calendar  :  in boys track it’s Olney, Newton, and other teams at the Newton Eagle’s Invitational Meet at Newton Community High School

 

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(OLNEY)  on our Sports Broadcast Schedule  :  it’s St. Louis Cardinals baseball tonight on Freedom 92.9 with our dugout show at 6:20 and first pitch at 7:15  :  and it’s the latest in sports, all day, all night, and all weekend long, on CBS Sports Radio, at 107.1 FM / 740 AM, WVLN – plus online, at  www.wvlnam.com

 

 

 

April 27, 2017

 

(OLNEY)  in Major League Baseball – the Cardinals were postponed from last night
* the Redbirds will play a day/night split doubleheader on this Thursday against Toronto
* today’s regularly scheduled game starts at 12:45 – last night’s game will start at 6:15 tonight

 

(OLNEY)  in Junior College Softball and Baseball involving the Olney Central College teams
the OCC Lady Knights were cancelled yesterday out at Lindenwood-Belleville University
* the Lady Knights are scheduled to begin Region 24 Tournament action tomorrow
the OCC Blue Knights were off yesterday, scheduled to play a single GRAC game today at John A. Logan

 

(OLNEY)  in High School Baseball yesterday – Olney outlasted some early rain to win at home
the Tigers held on to beat Mt. Carmel, 2-0 as Olney outhit the visiting Golden Aces, 7 to 2
* Landon Pride was the winning pitcher with five innings of shutout baseball while striking out ten
* Luke Lambird led Olney at the plate with 2 hits, 3 stolen bases, and 2 runs scored
* sophomores Brandon Murphy and Isaac Pampe each had 2 hits apiece
now at 12-7, the Tigers are scheduled for LIC Conference action today at home against Lawrenceville
most all other area sporting events were washed out, including the Lady Tigers softball game at RCHS

 

(OLNEY)  in Girls High School Track & Field from Flora’s Meet this past Tuesday evening
Olney won the seven team event beat Flora, Carmi, Woodlawn, Webber, Cisne, and Patoka 
the Lady Tigers won fourteen of the eighteen varsity events – the Olney winners included
* Chelsea Ochs in both the 100 meter dash and 200 meter dash
* Leah Snyder in both the shot put and discus throw
* Carmen Rodriguez in both the 100 meter hurdles and 300 meter hurdles
* Danni Murphy in the 400 meter dash
* Bailey Washburn in the 800 meter run
* Cameron Hough in the 1600 meter run
* Gracie Julian in the 3200 meter run
* Tara Hughes in the high jump
* Bailey Washburn, Cameron Hough, Danni Murphy, and Abby Rauch in the 1600 meter relay
* Chelsea Ochs, Abby Rauch, Sofia Bruscantini, and Tara Hughes in the 800 meter relay
* Danni Murphy, Abby Rauch, Chelsea Ochs, and Tara Hughes in the 400 meter relay
the Olney girls are back in track action next Monday at the Newton Invitational Meet

 

(NEWTON)  also in High School Track results from this past Monday
* Palestine-Hutsonville (88) won a three team boys meet over Casey-Westfield (55) and Oblong (21)
* Casey-Westfield (75) won the three team girls meet over Palestine-Hutsonville (39.5) and Oblong (34.5)

 

(OLNEY)  in Boys Junior High Track from Tuesday at the five team meet at Salem
the host Bobcats won the event by beating out 2nd place Olney, 166 to 102
* Mt. Vernon was 3rd with 57.5 points, followed by Raccoon School (20.5) and Carlyle (16)
the Cubs won three of the fourteen varsity events with five 2nd place finishes
* Jonas Burckhartt won the pole vault
* Dylan Reed won the shot put
* Saul Jones won the 100 meter low hurdles
* Garrett Wright was 2nd in the shot put
* Braedon Burgener was 2nd in the pole vault
* Jonas Burckhartt, Dylan Reed, Garrett Wright, and Jacob Taylor was 2nd in the 400 meter relay
* Gavin Kirby was 2nd in the 1600 meter run
* Gavin Kirby, Dylan Reed, Jonas Burckhartt, and Jacob Taylor was 2nd in the 1600 meter relay
the Olney Cubs are scheduled for a track meet later this afternoon down at Carmi

 

(NEWTON/OLNEY)  in Illinois High School Sports news – the IHSA Board of Directors met last week
* agreed to keep the IHSA Track & Field State Finals at EIU in Charleston thru the year 2022
* this will include both Girls & Boys State Final Meets in all three classes
* O’Brien Field first hosted the Boys’ State Meet in 1972 due to a scheduling conflict at the U of  I
* the Boys’ State Meet returned to Memorial Stadium in Champaign in 1973
* but then returned to Eastern Illinois University in 1974, where it’s been ever since
* EIU is the only home the Girls’ State Meet has ever known with its inaugural finals in 1973
in other IHSA Board of Director’s action from the meeting
* agreed to begin a search for an Assistant Executive Director position
* did not approve a proposal to set fixed numbers to determine classification cutoffs in all four-class sports
and discussed several other items of business, with no action taken

 

(NEWTON/OLNEY)  it’s back to a full schedule today in LIC Baseball and Softball, weather permitting
here’s the scheduled Baseball and Softball matchups for this afternoon
* Lawrenceville at Olney
* Newton at Robinson
* Flora at Casey-Westfield
* Red Hill at Paris

 


                                  LOCAL AND AREA SPORTS REMINDERS

 

(NEWTON)  the Lake Land College Foundation will host the 20th Annual Golf Classic at Meadowview Golf Course in Mattoon on Friday, May 26th, with a shotgun start at 12 noon – registration and lunch at 11:00 – the $125 per golfer or $500 per team entry fees includes lunch, 18 holes, a golf cart, refreshments, and a dinner at the end of the day – teams and individuals can sign up now for the scramble format fundraiser by calling  217-234-5363 or by going online, at  www.lakelandcollege.edu/foundation/golf

 

(OLNEY/NEWTON)  on today’s High School Sports Calendar  :  in girls soccer – Olney plays Freeburg at the Centralia Tournament  :  in boys tennis – Olney at Salem and Newton at Paris  :  in varsity baseball and softball – Lawrenceville at Olney & Newton at Robinson  :  in junior varsity softball – Newton at Robinson

 

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(OLNEY)  on our Sports Broadcast Schedule  :  it’s Olney Tiger baseball today on CBS Sports Radio WVLN with game time at 4:30  :  it’s Newton Eagle baseball today on 103.5 “The Eagle” WIKK with game time at 4:30  :  it’s St. Louis Cardinals baseball today and tonight on Freedom 92.9 with our dugout show for game one at 11:50 this morning and game time at 12:45 – then game two begins with our dugout show at 5:20 and first pitch at 6:15 – all on Freedom 92.9   :  and it’s the latest in sports, the rest of the day and all night, on CBS Sports Radio, at 107.1 FM / 740 AM, WVLN – plus online, at  www.wvlnam.com

 

 

 

April 26, 2017

 

(OLNEY)  in Major League Baseball – the Cardinals lost a tough extra-inning game last night
* the Redbirds fell to Toronto, 6-5 in eleven innings
it’s game two of the three games series back in St. Louis tonight

 

(OLNEY)  in Junior College Softball yesterday – OCC won a GRAC doubleheader at home
the Lady Knights took two from Southwestern Illinois, 8-1 and 13-5
* the Lady Knights improve to 28-22 overall, now 17-17 in the Great Rivers Athletic Conference
OCC is scheduled for a non-GRAC twin bill today at Lindenwood-Belleville University

 

(OLNEY)  in Junior College Baseball yesterday – OCC dropped a pair of GRAC games on the road
the Blue Knights lost a doubleheader to Wabash Valley, 3-0 and 3-2
* the Blue Knights fall to 37-9 on the year and now 17-4 in the Great Rivers Athletic Conference
OCC is back in action with a single GRAC game tomorrow at John A. Logan

 

(OLNEY)  in Boys High School Tennis yesterday – Olney won an LIC match on the road
the Tennis Tigers beat Flora, 7-2 as Olney won five of the six singles matches
* Connor Walker won the #1 singles match in two sets, 6-2, 6-0
* Austin Atwood won the #2 singles match in two sets, 6-1, 6-4
* Jack Bettis won the #4 singles match in two sets, 6-0, 6-1
* Kye Stallard won the #5 singles match in two sets, 6-1, 6-0
* Adam Brewer won the #6 singles match in two sets, 6-0, 6-3
Olney won two of the three doubles matches
* Kye Stallard and Cade McDowell won the #1 doubles match in three sets, 2-6, 7-5, 7-5
* Reid Snyder and Jaedyn Moyes won the #3 doubles match in three sets, 3-6, 7-5, 7-5
now at 8-0 overall and 3-0 in the LIC, the Tennis Tigers are back in action tomorrow at Salem

 

(NEWTON)  in Boys High School Tennis yesterday – Newton lost an LIC match at home
the Eagles lost to visiting Robinson, 7-0
* Newton lost all four of the singles matches and all three of the doubles matches
the Tennis Eagles are back in LIC action tomorrow at Paris

 

(NEWTON)  in High School Baseball yesterday – Newton lost a tough game on the road
the Eagles fell to Teutopolis, 6-3 although Newton outhit the host Wooden Shoes, 12 to 7
* Mitch Beirman led Newton with 3 hits and 1 RBI – Mitch Jansen had 3 hits and 2 runs scored
* John Grunloh and Nate Meinhart each had a 2 hit game as well
the Eagles drop to 9-6 on the year and still at 5-1 in the Little Illini Conference
Newton returns to LIC action tomorrow as they travel to Robinson

 

(NEWTON)  in High School Softball yesterday – Newton lost a tough non-LIC game at home
the Lady Eagles fell to Mt. Carmel, 8-3 as Newton was outhit by the visiting Lady Aces, 13 to 6
* Newton was led by Taylor Smith with a 2 RBI double and Kenzi Smith with an RBI single
* Kristen Hardiek had 2 hits and 1 run scored – Maddie Stanley and Olivia Shipman each singled
the 11-7 Lady Eagles are back in LIC action tomorrow at Robinson

 

(OLNEY/NEWTON)  here’s some other area scores from yesterday in High School Baseball and Softball
in Baseball  :
* Lawrenceville beat North Knox, Indiana, 11-5
* Dieterich beat Casey-Westfield, 5-4
* Edwards County beat Johnston City, 3-2 in eight innings
* Fairfield beat Eldorado, 9-1
* Windsor / Stewardson-Strasburg beat Altamont, 13-7
in Softball  :
* Paris beat Rockville, Indiana, 11-2
* Oblong beat Red Hill, 9-2
* Teutopolis beat Marshall, 14-0
* Cowden-Herrick / Beecher City beat Dieterich, 17-3
* Effingham St. Anthony beat Ramsey, 16-0
* Clay City beat Cisne, 15-0
* Fairfield beat Eldorado, 9-1
in Boys Tennis  :
* Teutopolis beat Paris, 9-0

 

(OLNEY)  in Junior Varsity Baseball yesterday – Olney won a huge game at home
the JV Tigers beat Teutopolis, 4-3 although Olney was outhit by the visiting JV Wooden Shoes, 6 to 5
* Kaleb Foster was Olney’s winning pitcher, throwing the final 3 innings, allowing 1 run and striking out 3
* Foster also led Olney at the plate with a double, a single, 1 run scored, and 1 RBI
* Seth Ingram had an RBI single, plus hits also by Gavin Mays and Trevor Zuber
the JV Tigers improve to 10-1 on the year and are back in action today at Robinson

 

(OLNEY)  in Girls Junior High Track this past Monday – Salem hosted a five team meet
the host Lady Bobcats won the meet by beating 2nd place Olney, 151 to 120
* Carlyle was 3rd with 32 points, followed by Mt. Vernon (23) and Raccoon (22)
Olney won six of the fourteen varsity with three 2nd place finishes
* Maria Mayorga won the long jump
* Maddy Rusk, Korbyn Foster, Sarah Ingram, and Maria Mayorga won the 400 meter relay
* Korbyn Foster won the hurdles
* Carley Greenwood won the 400 meter dash
* Lydia Allen won the 800 meter run
* Ally Harness, Bentley Farris, Adrielle Smith, and Carley Greenwood won the 1600 meter relay
the Lady Cubs are back in track action tomorrow at Carmi

 

                                  LOCAL AND AREA SPORTS REMINDERS

 

(NEWTON)  the Lake Land College Foundation will host the 20th Annual Golf Classic at Meadowview Golf Course in Mattoon on Friday, May 26th, with a shotgun start at 12 noon – registration and lunch at 11:00 – the $125 per golfer or $500 per team entry fees includes lunch, 18 holes, a golf cart, refreshments, and a dinner at the end of the day – teams and individuals can sign up now for the scramble format fundraiser by calling  217-234-5363 or by going online, at  www.lakelandcollege.edu/foundation/golf 

 

(OLNEY/NEWTON)  on today’s High School Sports Calendar  :  in varsity softball – Paris at Olney in LIC action  :  in varsity baseball – Mt. Carmel at Olney

 

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(OLNEY)  on our Sports Broadcast Schedule  :  it’s Olney Tiger baseball today on CBS Sports Radio WVLN with game time at 4:30  :  it’s St. Louis Cardinals baseball tonight on Freedom 92.9 with our dugout show at 6:20 and first pitch at 7:15  :  and it’s the latest in sports, the rest of the day and all night, on CBS Sports Radio, at 107.1 FM / 740 AM, WVLN – plus online, at  www.wvlnam.com

 

 

 

April 25, 2017

 

(OLNEY)  in Major League Baseball – the Cardinals were idle yesterday and last night
* having won six out of their last seven games, the Redbirds are now back at home
* the Cardinals start a 10-game home stand tonight at Busch Stadium in St. Louis
it’s the first game of a three game series tonight against the Toronto Bluejays from up north

 

(OLNEY)  in Junior College Softball yesterday – OCC won a GRAC doubleheader at home
* the Lady Knights took two from Kaskaskia, 6-3 and 9-1
* the Lady Knights improve to 26-22 overall and now 15-17 in the Great Rivers Athletic Conference
the OCC Ladies are quickly back into GRAC action today as they host Southwestern Illinois at OCC
the OCC Blue Knights are back in GRAC action today with two down at Wabash Valley in Mt. Carmel

 

(OLNEY)  in Girls High School Soccer yesterday – Olney split two matches at the Centralia Tournament
the varsity Lady Tigers beat Centralia, 7-1
* Olney was led by Nadja Schwartz who scored 5 of the Lady Tiger goals
* the other Olney goals were scored by Stephanie Sturm and Allison Herman
* plus some great defensive play for Olney by Briley Burgener
the Olney Junior Varsity squad lost to Mt. Vernon’s varsity squad, 7-0
the Soccer Lady Tigers are back in action tomorrow against Freeburg at the Centralia Tournament

 

(NEWTON/OLNEY)  in High School Baseball yesterday – Newton beat Olney in LIC action
the host Eagles slipped by visiting Olney, 8-7 in ten innings although the Tigers outhit Newton, 18 to 11
* Cole Horner threw one inning and picked up the win for Newton – Olney’s Braden Adams took the loss
* Newton was led by Mitch Bierman and Tim Weber, each with 2 hits and 2 RBI
* Olney was led by Mason Kocher with 4 hits and 4 RBI – Lucas Harmon had 3 hits and 1 RBI
the Eagles improve to 9-5 overall and now 5-1 in the Little Illini Conference
the Tigers fall back to 11-7 overall and now 3-2 in the LIC
while Newton is back in action today at Teutopolis, Olney will host Mt. Carmel tomorrow

 

(OLNEY/NEWTON)  in High School Softball yesterday – Olney beat Newton in LIC action
the visiting Lady Tigers held off host Newton, 5-3 as Olney outhit the host Lady Eagles, 10 to 7
* Sophia Colclasure was Olney’s winning pitcher while Newton’s Kristen Hardiek took the tough loss
* Olney was led by Paige Ginder with 2 hits and 3 RBI – Aaliyah Wease had 2 hits and 2 RBI
* Newton was led by Kristen Hardiek with 2 hits and 1 RBI – Ariel Richards had 2 hits and 1 run scored
the Lady Tigers improve to 14-7 overall and now 2-1 in the Little Illini Conference
the Lady Eagles fall back to 11-6 overall and now 4-2 in the LIC
while Olney will host Paris in LIC action tomorrow, Newton will host Oblong today in non-LIC play

 

(NEWTON/OLNEY)  here’s more results from yesterday in High School Baseball and Softball
in Baseball  :
* (LIC) Lawrenceville beat Flora, 2-1
* (LIC) Marshall beat Red Hill, 8-0
* (LIC) Paris beat Casey-Westfield, 9-0
* Teutopolis beat South Central, 15-8
* Dieterich beat St. Anthony, 12-6
* Nokomis beat Altamont, 12-5
in Softball  :
* (LIC) Lawrenceville beat Flora, 4-3
* (LIC) Casey-Westfield beat Paris, 8-6
* (LIC) Marshall beat Red Hill, 8-2
* Oblong beat Villa Grove, 7-0
* Cowden-Herrick / Beecher City beat Ramsey, 9-8
* Fairfield beat Clay City, 7-5
* NCOE beat Cisne, 4-0
* Salem beat Mt. Vernon, 5-2

 

(NEWTON)  in Boys High Tennis yesterday – Newton picked up a win at home
the Eagles beat Charleston, 5-2 as Newton won all four of the singles matches played
* Ethan Carter won the #1 singles match in two sets, 6-1, 6-0
* Holden Kerner won the #2 singles match in two sets, 6-2, 6-0
* Zach Huschle won the #3 singles match in two sets, 6-0, 6-0
* Faron Bartens won the #4 singles match in two sets, 6-0, 6-3
Newton took one of the three doubles matches
* Sam Hemrich and Brett Woodard teamed up to win the #2 doubles match in three sets, 6-1, 1-6, 6-2
the Tennis Eagles are back on the courts today when they’ll host Robinson

 

(NEWTON)  in Girls High School Track yesterday – Newton hosted a four team meet at NCHS
Teutopolis won the event by beating out 2nd place Robinson by a slim two point margin, 124 to 122
* the host Lady Eagles were 3rd with 114 points – Palestine-Hutsonville finished in 4th place
Newton won four of the total eighteen events with five 2nd place finishes

 

(OLNEY)  in Boys High School Track yesterday at Olney, three teams took part in a unique event
* the athletes from Olney, Newton, and Robinson formed mixed teams and ran various relay races
there were no official results or scores from the event at Richland County High School

 

(OLNEY)  in Girls Junior High Track from Saturday’s Olney Invitational at Richland County High School
the host Lady Cubs won the six team meet by beating out 2nd place Red Hill, 112.5 to 108
* Mt. Vernon was 3rd with 77 points and Flora was 4th with 73 points
* Newton Jasper County was 5th with 65.5 points and Carmi was 6th with 52 points
Olney won one of the twelve varsity events with six 2nd place finishes
* Carley Greenwood won the 400 meter dash
* Maria Mayorga was 2nd in both the 100 meter dash and the long jump
* Allison Harness was 2nd in the 400 meter dash
* Madelyn Rusk, Rae’Isha Shotwell, Sarah Ingram, and Maria Mayorga were 2nd in the 400 meter relay
* Morgan Puckett, Jocelyn VanMatre, Gloria Beal, and Kristen Greenwood were 2nd in the 800 meter relay
* Allison Harness, Bentley Farris, Adrielle Smith, and Carley Greenwood were 2nd in the 1600 meter relay
the Lady Cubs were in action yesterday at Salem (results tomorrow) – back in action this Thursday at Carmi

 

(OLNEY)  in Boys Junior High Track from Saturday’s Olney Invitational at Richland County High School
the host Cubs won the six team meet by beating 2nd place Newton Jasper County, 134 to 89
* Mt. Vernon was 3rd with 84 points, just one point better than 4th place Flora with 83 points
* Carmi was 5th with 80 points and Red Hill was 6th with 51 points
Olney won five of the fourteen events with five 2nd place finishes
* Gavin Kirby, Barak Berger, Jonas Burckhartt, and Jacob Taylor won the 1600 meter relay
* Dylan Reed won the shot put
* Jonas Burckhartt won the pole vault
* Saul Jones won the 100 meter low hurdles
* Jonas Burckhartt, Dawson Brown, Brett Kocher, and Saul Jones won the 400 meter relay
* Collin Gilreath was 2nd in the 800 meter run
* Gavin Kirby was 2nd in the 1600 meter run
* Braedon Burgener was 2nd in the pole vault
* Garrett Wright was 2nd in the shot put
* Kade Schaffer, Jarrett Fuson, Collin Gilreath, and Barak Berger were 2nd in the 3200 meter relay
the Cubs were in action yesterday at Salem (results tomorrow) – back in action this Thursday at Carmi

 

(OLNEY/NEWTON)  on today’s High School Sports Calendar  :  in boys tennis – Olney at Flora & Robinson at Newton  :  in girls track – Olney at Flora  :  in varsity baseball – Newton at Teutopolis  :  in varsity softball – Oblong at Newton  :  in junior varsity baseball – Teutopolis at Olney

 

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(OLNEY)  on our Sports Broadcast Schedule  :  it’s Newton Eagle baseball today on CBS Sports Radio WVLN with game time at 4:30  :  it’s St. Louis Cardinals baseball tonight on Freedom 92.9 with our dugout show at 6:20 and first pitch at 7:15  :  and it’s the latest in sports, the rest of the day and all night, on CBS Sports Radio, at 107.1 FM / 740 AM, WVLN – plus online, at  www.wvlnam.com