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December 29, 2010 Local & Area Sports

(OLNEY)  in boys hoops down at the Duster Thomas Hoops Classic in Pinckneyville – Olney lost last night’s championship game to the host Panthers, 57-34 as the Tigers played in their fourth straight title game – in the other games : Du Quoin won the 3rd place game over Metro-East Lutheran, 70-28 : Benton beat Lawrenceville in the 5th place game, 61-37 : Steeleville beat Red Bud in the 7th place game, 58-50 : Olney’s Michael Fehrenbacher & Brook Pampe were selected to the All-Tournament Team

(OLNEY)  in girls hoops up at the Mattoon Christmas Holiday Tournament – Olney won two games as the Lady Tigers advance to tonight’s title game – yesterday’s wins had Olney over Mahomet-Seymour, 66-25, and beating Mattoon, 49-48 – it will be a re-match of Apollo teams in tonight’s championship game at 7:30 as the Lady Tigers will play Salem, who beat Olney in the tournament’s first game Monday morning : in today’s first game at 3:00, Vandalia plays Decatur MacArthur for 7th place : it’s St Anthony & Mahomet at 4:30 for 5th place : in the 3rd place game tonight at 6:00, Cumberland plays the host Green Wave

(NEWTON)  in boys high school basketball yesterday at the Dieterich Holiday Tournament – Newton beat Beecher City, 59-31 as the Eagles advance to tonight’s championship game – the 8:00 matchup has the top seeded Eagles going up against Red Hill as the Salukis won the other semi-final game last night, beating Oblong, 59-38 – in the other games yesterday, Dieterich beat Arcola & North Clay beat Cowden-Herrick – the final games are today, starting with the 7th place game at 1:00 this afternoon between Cowden-Herrick & Arcola : the host Movin’ Maroons play North Clay in the 5th place game at 2:30 : the 3rd place matchup has Beecher City against Oblong at 4:00 this afternoon : then Newton’s title game at around 8:00 later tonight

(NEWTON)  in girls high school basketball yesterday at the Dieterich Holiday Tournament – Newton beat Arcola, 58-28 as the Lady Eagles move into tonight’s championship game against the top-seeded ladies from Cowden-Herrick / Beecher City – game time is at 6:00 or 30 minutes after the boys’ 3rd place game in the new gymnasium – in the other final games today : South Central plays Oblong at 1:00 for 7th place : it’s Arcola & Casey-Westfield for 5th place at 2:30 : then North Clay & Dieterich in the 3rd place game at 4:00

(BRIDGEPORT)  in girls action at the Red Hill Holiday Tournament : Red Hill won the championship game over Dugger, Indiana, 58-26 : Lawrenceville won the 3rd place, beating Noble / Clay City, 60-30

(NEWTON)  here’s some other tournament finals coming up on this Wednesday :
* for Boys @ Charleston in EIU’s Lantz Arena : Teutopolis plays Galesburg in the championship game at 8:15 tonight : Highland plays Mattoon for 3rd place at 5:45 : Charleston plays Effingham for 5th at 12:15 this afternoon : Taylorville plays Rantoul for 7th place at 9:45 this morning
* for Girls @ Charleston, also in EIU’s Lantz Arena : Teutopolis plays Galesburg in the championship game at 7:00 tonight : Taylorville plays Effingham for 3rd place at 4:30 : Decatur Eisenhower plays Paris for 5th place at 11:00 this morning : Charleston plays Rantoul for 7th place at 8:30 this morning
* for Boys @ Effingham : the St Anthony Tournament finals are from 3:30 this afternoon thru 8:00 tonight – teams include Paris, St Anthony, Sullivan, Tolono Unity, Hillsboro, Robinson, & Cumberland
* for Boys @ Vandalia : after six more pool-play games today thru tonight, the finals are tomorrow from 2:00 til 8:00 – includes Flora, Vandalia, Trenton-Wesclin, Pana, Altamont, Stew-Stras, & others
* for Boys @ Terre Haute : after eight more pool-play games today thru tonight, the finals are tomorrow from 2:30 til 7:00 – includes the Illinois teams of Marshall & Casey-Westfield, plus 14 teams from Indiana
* for Boys @ Eldorado : today’s semi-final matchups : Herrin & Harrisburg at 12 noon : Massac County & Anna-Jonesboro at 1:30 : Fairfield plays Galatia for 5th place later tonight
* for Boys @ Sesser : today’s semi-finals matchups : Sparta & Woodlawn : Goreville & Sesser-Valier : it’s Waltonville in a consolation bracket semi-final : the final round of action is tomorrow thru tomorrow night
* for Girls @ Benton : tonight’s championship game has Fairfield against Flora at 8:30

(OLNEY)  in college football & basketball – our two Fighting Illini teams are in action far from each other on this Wednesday evening – while Coach Ron Zook & the Football Illini finish up their season at the Texas Bowl in Houston, Coach Bruce Weber & the Basketball Illini will open up their Big Ten schedule on the road in Iowa City – the 10&3 Illini will battle the Hawkeyes, who come in with a record of 7&5

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(OLNEY)  on our sports broadcast schedule : it's Dieterich Movin' Maroons basketball this afternoon at 2:30 on 103.5 "The Eagle" : it’s Fighting Illini football from the Texas Bowl on ESPN 740 this afternoon with our pregame show at 4:30 and kickoff at 5:00 : it’s Newton Lady Eagles basketball this evening at around 6:00 on 103.5 “The Eagle” : it’s Olney Lady Tigers basketball tonight at around 7:30 on Freedom 92.9 : it’s Newton Eagles basketball tonight at around 8:00 on 103.5 “The Eagle” : it’s Fighting Illini basketball tonight on ESPN 740 with action following football at around 8:00 – also on Freedom 92.9 after Lady Tigers basketball : and the latest in sports, all day & overnight, on ESPN 740 WVLN

December 28, 2010 Local and Area Sports

(OLNEY)  in boys hoops down at the Duster Thomas Hoops Classic in Pinckneyville – Olney won two games, beating Du Quoin, 51-36, and beating Steeleville, 52-43 – the Tigers have their final pool-play game this afternoon at 1:00 against Benton & with a win will move into tonight’s championship game at 8:30 – the final pool-play games are this morning thru early afternoon, then the finals are later tonight

(OLNEY)  in girls hoops up at the Mattoon Christmas Holiday Tournament – Olney split the first two games, losing the opener to Salem, 57-46, but returning with a win over Decatur MacArthur, 60-27 – the Lady Tigers have their final pool-play game this morning at 10:00 against Mahomet-Seymour – then it’s cross pool-play this evening, followed by the final four games set for tomorrow afternoon & evening

(NEWTON)  in boys high school basketball yesterday at the Dieterich Holiday Tournament – Newton beat Cowden-Herrick, 66-47 as the Eagles hold true to their #1 seed – Newton moves into a 5:00 semi-final game today against Beecher City who beat North Clay, 58-57 – tonight’s other semi-final matchup at 7:00 has Oblong against Red Hill, as the Panthers beat the host Movin’ Maroons in overtime, 79-74, and the Salukis beat Arcola, 58-37 – the tournament continues with four more games today from 2:00 to 9:00

(NEWTON)  in girls high school basketball yesterday at the Dieterich Holiday Tournament – Newton picked up two wins, beating South Central, 71-31, and North Clay, 66-34 – the Lady Eagles have their final pool-play game this morning at 10:00 against Arcola & with a win will play in tomorrow night’s championship game – it’s the final six pool-play games today, with the final four games tomorrow

(BRIDGEPORT)  in girls action at the Red Hill Holiday Tournament – Noble / Clay City lost to host Red Hill, while Union High out of Dugger, Indiana beat Lawrenceville – the tournament ends tonight with the 3rd place game at 6:00 and the championship to follow at around 7:30 at Red Hill High in Bridgeport

* other boys tournaments continue in Charleston, Effingham, Vandalia, Breese, Kansas, & Eldorado
* other girls tournaments continue in Charleston, Benton, Herrin, & Vincennes, Indiana

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(OLNEY)  on our sports broadcast schedule : it’s Newton Lady Eagles basketball this morning at 10:00 on 103.5 “The Eagle” : it’s Olney Lady Tigers basketball this morning at 10:00 on Freedom 92.9 : it’s Olney Tigers basketball this afternoon at 1:00 on Freedom 92.9 : it’s Newton Eagles basketball this afternoon at 5:00 on 103.5 “The Eagle” : it’s Olney Lady Tigers basketball this evening on Freedom 92.9 with game time to be determined : it’s Oblong Panther’s basketball tonight at 7:00 on 103.5 “The Eagle” : it’s Olney Tigers basketball tonight at on Freedom 92.9 with game time to be determined : and the latest in sports, all day & all night, plus Sports Center every 20 minutes, on ESPN 740 WVLN

December 27, 2010 Local & Area Sports

(OLNEY)  with a calm local sports’ schedule over the weekend, it all changes today thru Wednesday with over 20 boys & girls holiday basketball tournaments being held around the state – nearly all of our local high school teams, both boys & girls, are playing somewhere during the first part of this week :

* the Olney Lady Tigers will be at the Mattoon Christmas Tournament today thru Wednesday, with their first game this morning at 8:30, then again this afternoon at 3:00
* the Newton Lady Eagles are at the Dieterich Holiday Tournament today thru Wednesday, with their first game at 10:00 this morning, then again this afternoon at 1:00
* the Olney Tigers will be at the Duster Thomas Hoops Classic today & tomorrow in Pinckneyville, with the first game this afternoon at 1:00, followed by another contest this evening at 5:30
* the Newton Eagles are at the Dieterich Holiday Tournament Monday today thru Wednesday, with their first game at 2:00 this afternoon, then again tomorrow at either 2:00 or 5:00
* the Noble / Clay City Lady Wildcats will be at the Red Hill Tournament tonight & tomorrow night, with their first game this evening at 7:30, then again tomorrow night at either 6:00 or 7:30
* other boys tournaments are in Charleston, Effingham, Vandalia, Breese, Kansas, Eldorado, & Sesser
* other girls tournaments are in Charleston, Benton, Herrin, & Vincennes, Indiana

(NEWTON)  to see what’s coming up on our WVLN / WSEI / WIKK airwaves, in the way of locals sports, logon and check out our Sports Broadcast Schedule, available 24 hours, 7 days a week – it’s located under the “sports” tab at www.1035theeagle.com or at www.freedom929.com – logon & see what’s coming up

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(OLNEY)  on our sports broadcast schedule : it’s Olney Lady Tigers basketball this morning at 8:30 on Freedom 92.9 : it’s Newton Lady Eagles basketball this morning at 10:00 on 103.5 “The Eagle” : it’s Olney Tigers basketball this afternoon at 1:00 on Freedom 92.9 : it’s Newton Lady Eagles basketball again this afternoon at 1:00 on 103.5 “The Eagle” : it’s Newton Eagles basketball this afternoon on 103.5 “The Eagle” as we’ll join the 2:00 in progress after Lady Eagles basketball : it’s Olney Lady Tigers basketball at 3:00 on Freedom 92.9 : it’s Olney Tigers basketball this evening at 5:30 on Freedom 92.9 : it’s Dieterich Movin’ Maroons & Oblong Panthers basketball tonight at 7:00 on 103.5 “The Eagle” : and the latest in sports, all day & all night, plus Sports Center every 20 minutes, on ESPN 740 WVLN

December 25, 2010 Local & Area Sports

(OLNEY)  there’s no local or area sports from yesterday or last night and of course, no sporting activities planned for this holiday weekend – but it will be a very busy few days coming up the first of next week – with over 20 boys & girls holiday basketball tournaments being held around the state, nearly all of our local high school teams, both boys & girls, will be playing somewhere next Monday thru Wednesday :

* the Olney Tigers will be at the Duster Thomas Hoops Classic Monday & Tuesday in Pinckneyville
* the Newton Eagles are at the Dieterich Holiday Tournament Monday thru Wednesday
* the Olney Lady Tigers will be at the Mattoon Christmas Tournament Monday thru Wednesday
* the Newton Lady Eagles are at the Dieterich Holiday Tournament Monday thru Wednesday
* the Noble / Clay City Lady Wildcats will be at the Red Hill Tournament Monday & Tuesday nights
* other boys tournaments are in Charleston, Effingham, Vandalia, Breese, Kansas, Eldorado, & Sesser
* other girls tournaments are in Charleston, Benton, Herrin, & Vincennes, Indiana

(NEWTON)  to see what’s coming up on our WVLN / WSEI / WIKK airwaves, in the way of locals sports, logon and check out our Sports Broadcast Schedule, available 24 hours, 7 days a week – it’s located under the “sports” tab at www.1035theeagle.com or at www.freedom929.com – logon & see what’s coming up

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(OLNEY)  on our sports broadcast schedule : it’s the latest in sports, all day, all night, and all weekend long, with Sports Center every 20 minutes, on ESPN 740 WVLN on your AM radio dial

December 24, 2010 Local & Area Sports

(OLNEY)  here’s a look at the area holiday tournaments involving our local teams coming up next week

(OLNEY)  the Olney Lady Tigers are among 8 teams in the annual Mattoon Girls Christmas Tournament – it’s a pool-play tournament with 20 games, 8 each on Monday & Tuesday, and the final 4 next Wednesday – Pool A consist of Vandalia, Effingham St Anthony, Cumberland, & the host Green Wave – Pool B includes Olney, Decatur MacArthur, Mayhomet-Seymour, & Salem – Olney’s three pool-play games are Monday morning at 8:30 against Salem, Monday afternoon at 3:00 against Decatur MacArthur, & Tuesday morning at 10:00 against Mahomet-Seymour – Olney is returning as the defending champions at Mattoon

(OLNEY)  the Olney Tigers are among 8 teams in the 4th annual Duster Thomas Hoops Classic down at Pinckneyville High School – it’s a pool-play tournament with 16 games, 8 each day in two sessions per day – Pool A consists of Lawrenceville, Red Bud, Metro-East Lutheran, & the host Panthers – Pool B includes Olney, Benton, Du Quoin, & Steeleville – Olney’s three pool-play games are Monday afternoon at 1:00 against Du Quoin, Monday evening at 5:30 against Benton, & Tuesday afternoon at 1:00 against Steeleville – the Tigers return as the defending champions winning their second title a year ago

(NEWTON)  the Newton Eagles are among eight teams playing in the 27th annual Dieterich Boys Holiday Tournament – it’s a bracket win-loss tournament with 12 games, 4 each day next Monday thru Wednesday – top-seeded Newton opens the tournament at 2:00 Monday afternoon against 8th-seeded Cowden-Herrick, while 2nd-seeded Dieterich will play 7th-seeded Oblong in Monday’s final game at 7:00 that night – also, #4 North Clay plays #5 Beecher City and #3 Arcola plays #6 Red Hill – all games in the newer gym

(NEWTON)  also in Dieterich, the Newton Lady Eagles will compete in the annual Girls Holiday Tourney with 8 teams in the pool-play event – 16 games with 6 each on Monday & Tuesday, then the final 4 on Wednesday – the Lady Eagles open the tournament with the 10:00 Monday morning game against South Central, then a 1:00 Monday afternoon game against North Clay, & a 10:00 Tuesday morning game against Arcola – the other pool includes Oblong, Cowden-Herrick/Beecher City, Casey-Westfield, & host Dieterich – the girl’s title game will be prior to the boy’s title game in the newer gym Wednesday night

(NOBLE)  the 3rd annual Girls Holiday Tournament at Red Hill High School in Bridgeport will include the Noble / Clay City Lady Wildcats, plus teams from Lawrenceville & Dugger-Union, Indiana – it’s two games each night next Monday & Tuesday – that’s each night with game times at 6:00 and 7:30

(OLNEY)  in one other girls tournament : 8 teams in the Benton Holiday Tournament including Fairfield & Flora : plus various area teams at the Charleston Holiday Tournament also next Monday thru Wednesday

(OLNEY)  other boys tournaments : 16 teams are in the Eldorado Holiday Tournament next Monday thru Wednesday down in Eldorado : 16 other teams in the Sesser-Valier Holiday Tournament next Monday thru Thursday down at the southwest edge of Sesser : it’s pool-play action at the boys Holiday Tournament in Charleston next Monday thru Wednesday including Effingham, Mattoon, Charleston, & Teutopolis : it’s pool-play action at the Bulldog Classic in Effingham including Robinson, Paris, Cumberland, Sullivan, & host St Anthony : it’s pool-play action at the Mater Dei Tournament in Breese with 10 teams including Mt Zion, Mascoutah, & the host Knights : the Vandalia Round Robin Tournament has 10 teams including Pana, Flora, South Central, Altamont, St Elmo, & the host Vandals : the Tri-County / Kansas Holiday Tournament has six teams including Hutsonville-Palestine, Martinsville, & Windsor

(NEWTON)  to see what’s coming up on our WVLN / WSEI / WIKK airwaves, in the way of locals sports, logon and check out our Sports Broadcast Schedule, available 24 hours, 7 days a week – it’s located under the “sports” tab at www.1035theeagle.com or at www.freedom929.com – logon & see what’s coming up

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