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December 22, 2010 Local & Area Sports

(NEWTON)  in boys Apollo Conference basketball last night – Newton dropped two games to Robinson : the visiting Maroons won the varsity game, 56-44, despite 18 points from Peyton Wyatt & 9 points from Brian Emmerich – it’s the first loss of the year for the Eagles, who drop to 7&1 on the year, now 3&1 in the Apollo : Robinson also won the jv game, 45-37 : the Eagles play at the Dieterich Tournament next Monday

(NEWTON)  in one other Apollo Conference makeup game last night : Salem beat Charleston, 51-49

(OLNEY)  in other boys high school hoops last night : Teutopolis beat Casey-Westfield, 86-38 : Effingham St Anthony beat Highland, 63-62 : Arthur beat Cumberland, 57-52 : North Clay beat Edwards County, 66-50 : Du Quoin beat Pinckneyville, 61-51 : Massac County beat Benton, 60-40

(OLNEY)  in boys junior high basketball last night – St Joe took three from Clay City : the host Wildcats won the 8th grade game, 61-42 as the varsity squad improved to 12&1 on the year, finishing the season undefeated in the JMTC at 10&0 : St Joe won the jv game, 32-10, also won the “C” game, 19-11

(OLNEY)  in high school wrestling from last Saturday – Olney finished 13th out of 18 teams up at the Cumberland Invitational – winning the event was Prairie Central, while Benton, Marion, Herrin, & Lawrenceville rounded out the top five teams – here’s the top individual results for the Olney Tigers :’
*  Tyler Stuck was 2nd in the 152 pound class with 2 wins and 1 loss
*  Colton Carmody was 3rd in the 112 pound class with 2 wins and 1 loss
*  Dakota Thompason was 5th in the 119 pound class with 2 wins and 1 loss
*  Mitch Harmon finished with 2 wins and 2 losses in the 140 pound class
*  those who were 1&2 in their matches were Jake Combs, Jake Schmitt, Carson Arteberry, & Zack Stanley
the Wrestling Tigers return to the ERHS mats at Ron Herrin Gym a week from today to host Mt Vernon, Carterville, & Carlyle

(NEWTON)  it’s Apollo Conference girls basketball tonight as the Newton Lady Eagles are on the road to Paris for a rescheduled game against the Lady Tigers – a game that was snowed out a week ago Monday – also in the Apollo tonight, there’s another girls makeup game with Effingham traveling to Charleston

(OLNEY)  in mens college basketball tonight – it’s Illinois & Missouri at it again in St Louis, the 30th annual “Braggin’ Rights” matchup – the Fighting Illini enter at 10&2 with a national ranking of 21, while the Tigers are 10&1 and #9 in the nation – the Illini leads the head-to-head series with Missouri, 27 to 13, and Illinois looks to avenge last year’s 81-68 stinker, which broke a nine game winning streak in the series – tonight’s game features the first matchup of the college basketball season between two 10-win teams

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(OLNEY)  on our sports broadcast schedule : it’s Fighting Illini basketball tonight on Freedom 92.9 with our pregame show at 7:30 and tipoff at 8:00: and it’s the latest in sports, all day & all night, on ESPN 740

December 21, 2010 Local & Area Sports

(NEWTON)  in girls high school basketball last night – Newton split a pair of games with Charleston : the Lady Eagles won the varsity game, 56-40, led by Amy Koebele with 17 points & Carly Neibrugge with 9 points – it’s the first win of the year for the Lady Eagles in the Apollo Conference : Charleston won the jv game, 32-29 : Newton has Apollo Conference makeup games tomorrow night up at Paris

(NOBLE)  also in girls high school hoops last night – Noble / Clay City split two with Oblong : the host Lady Panthers won the varsity game, 43-36 – for the Lady Cats, Makalee Payne & Amber Drewes teamed up for 17 points : Noble / Clay City won the jv game, 20-12 : the Lady Cats play in the Red Hill Holiday Tournament next Monday & Tuesday along with Red Hill, Lawrenceville, & Dugger, Indiana

(WAYNE CITY)  in boys high school basketball – it was the final three games at the 57th annual Conrad Allen Holiday Tournament at Wayne City & the host Indians won the championship game over Crab Orchard, 102-94 – by contrast, Cisne beat Edwards County in the 3rd place game, 30-29 – in the 5th place game, Zeigler-Royalton beat Patoka, 52-39 : those selected to the All-Tournament Team included Dustin & Austin Atteberry of Cisne – Nyk Lear & Jacob Speir of Edwards County – Haden Smith, Mark Feather, & Zach Meritt of Wayne City : winning the cheerleading award was Cisne, with Edwards County second

(OLNEY)  in boys junior high hoops last night – St Joe split a pair of JMTC games with South Central : the Wildcats won the 8th grade game, 56-28, led by Eathan Eagleson’s 23 points – the St Joe varsity is 11&1 on the year, still undefeated in the Junior Midland Trail Conference at 9&0 : South Central won the jv game, 30-27 : St Joe has rescheduled action tonight, hosting Clay City with the first of three games at 5:00

(NEWTON)  also in boys junior high basketball last night – Newton St Thomas took two from New Hebron : the Saints won the 8th grade game, 56-16, led by Nick Reis with 21 points and Brock Mammoser with 16 points : the Saints also won the 7th grade game over New Hebron, 23-22

(NEWTON)  it’s Apollo Conference boys basketball tonight, a rescheduled matchup from last Friday’s snow-out – the Newton Eagles will host the Robinson Maroons tonight with jv action at 6:15, followed by the varsity matchup at around 7:45 – all in the NCHS Gym later tonight in Apollo Conference hoops

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(OLNEY)  on our sports broadcast schedule : it’s Newton Eagles basketball tonight on 103.5 “The Eagle” with game time at 7:30 : and it’s the latest in sports, all day & all night, on ESPN 740 WVLN

December 20, 2010 Local & Area Sports

(OLNEY)  in mens college basketball over the weekend – Illinois lost its second game of the year, falling to the University of Illinois Chicago, 57-54 – while the Fighting Illini drop to 10&2 on the year, the Flames improve to 5&7 overall – the Illini now prepare to battle Missouri this Wednesday night in St Louis – be listening tonight for The Bruce Weber Show as the Coach talks about Illini basketball later tonight

(OLNEY)  in girls high school basketball Saturday night – Olney split a pair of non-conference games with Mt Carmel : the Lady Tigers won the varsity game, 61-47, led by Ebany Brumfield with 23 points and 17 rebounds – Taylor Stevenson & Heather Ernst chipped in with 18 and 10 points respectively – it’s now nine wins in a row as the Lady Tigers improve to 10&2 on the year : Mt Carmel won the jv game, 26-23 : the Lady Tigers now prepare for the Mattoon Holiday Tournament starting a week from today

(NEWTON)  in a few high school boys games from Saturday night : Marshall beat Robinson, 59-55 : St Anthony beat Dieterich, 58-41 : Pinckneyville beat Herrin, 53-50 : Nashville beat Benton, 44-35

(WAYNE CITY)  also in boys high school hoops – it’s the final trophy round of games tonight at the annual Conrad Allen Tournament down in Wayne City – after two night’s of cancelled games last week and a total of nine games played this past Saturday, the annual sporting event will finish up this evening – Zeigler-Royalton will play Patoka in the 5th place game at 5:30 – Edwards County plays Cisne for 3rd at 7:00 – the host Wayne City Indians will play Crab Orchard in the championship game tonight at 8:30
 
(NEWTON)  it’s a regular season set of games on tap tonight in the NCHS Gym as the Newton Lady Eagles will host Charleston in Apollo Conference action – it will be junior varsity play at 6:15 to start things off

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(OLNEY)  on our sports broadcast schedule : it’s The Bruce Weber Show tonight on Freedom 92.9 – talkin’ Illini hoops live from Champaign tonight from 7:05 til 8:00 : it’s Newton Lady Eagles basketball tonight on 103.5 “The Eagle” with game time at 7:30 : and it’s the latest in sports on ESPN 740 WVLN

 

December 15, 2010 Local Sports

(OLNEY)  in girls high school basketball last night – Olney took two out of three at Salem : the Lady Tigers won the varsity game, 54-37 as Olney was led by Taylor Stevenson’s 28 points – Jennifer Luna added 10 – the Lady Tigers improve to 5&0 in the Apollo, now 8&2 on the year : Olney also won the jv game, 47-41 : Salem won the freshmen game, 44-38 : the Lady Tigers will host Paris tomorrow night in Ron Herrin Gym

(WAYNE CITY)  in boys high school hoops last night at the Conrad Allen Tournament down in Wayne City : Edwards County beat Grayville, 63-52 : Crab Orchard beat Webber Township, 79-44 : Wayne City beat Clay City / Noble, 57-17 : tonight’s three matchups include Cisne & Webber Township at 5:30 – Thompsonville & Zeigler-Royalton at 7:00 – Patoka & the host Indians at 8:30 : all weather permitting

(NEWTON)  in other boys high school hoops last night : Robinson beat Lawrenceville, 79-55 : Teutopolis beat Effingham, 75-28 : Paris beat Tolono Unity, 59-47 : Flora beat Cumberland, 74-38 : Sandoval beat North Clay, 70-60 : Okawville beat Woodlawn, 56-50 : Fairfield beat Hamilton County, 48-31 : Princeton, Indiana beat Mt Carmel, 68-55 : Harrisburg beat Eldorado, 63-37 : Benton beat Carmi, 55-52

(OLNEY)  in boys junior high basketball last night – St Joe took two from Cisne : the Wildcats won the 8th grade game, 48-26, led by Ethan Eagleson’s 21 points – the varsity is now 10&1 overall, still undefeated at 8&0 in the JMTC : St Joe won the 7th grade game, 31-23 : St Joe will host Clay City tomorrow night

(OLNEY)  also in boys junior high hoops last night – Olney dropped a pair of games at Centralia : the Cubs lost the 8th grade game, 35-21 – it’s the first loss of the year for the varsity Cubs – now at 9&1 : Centralia won the 7th grade game, 45-25 : Olney will host Effingham tomorrow night at the ERMS Gym

(OLNEY)  in girls junior high basketball last night – Olney took two from Fairfield : the Lady Cubs won the 8th grade game, 43-24, led by Marley Miller’s 24 points – the varsity is now 14&2 on the year : Olney won the 7th grade game, 33-10 – the jv is now 11&2 on the year : Olney plays at Louisville tomorrow night

(OLNEY)  also in girls junior high hoops last night – St Joe took two from North Clay : the Lady Wildcats won the 8th grade game, 38-28, led by Jaycee Luna with 17 points & 22 rebounds – the varsity’s now 11&6 on the year : St Joe won the 7th grade game, 20-13 – now 9&3 : St Joe plays at Jasper tomorrow night

                                                   LOCAL AND AREA SPORTS REMINDER

(NEWTON)  The Jasper County Boys & Girls Park is currently taking orders for Christmas Pork Loins, which will be cooked & ready for pickup on the Thursday before Christmas Day, December 23rd – there are two options of pickup times with the first delivery to the Sunrise Youth Center & Community Building at 11:00 that morning & the final delivery at 4:00 that afternoon – it’s a four pound smoked pork loin for only $20 each with all the proceeds to support all the activities at the Boys & Girls Park – orders should be placed before 8:00 this coming Sunday night – contact any Park Board member or call 783-2199.

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(OLNEY)  on our sports broadcast schedule : it’s the latest in sports, all day & all night, on ESPN 740