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August 16, 2011 Local & Area Sports

 (OLNEY)  in Major League Baseball last night – the Cardinals lost & the Cubs won, while the White Sox & Reds were both idle  :  coming up tonight – the Cardinals are back in Pittsburgh, the Cubs are back in Houston, the White Sox will host Cleveland, & the Reds play the Nationals in Washington, D.C.
 
(OLNEY)  in dirt track auto racing from Saturday night at the Clay County Speedway, just north of Flora :
*  Modifieds  :  Michael Bolyard took the checkered flag, followed by Brent Mullins and Kelly Devall
*  Street Stocks  :  Mike Mosely finished in first place, followed by Dennis Waggle and Kyle Blair
*  Hornets  :  Justin Jones was the featured race winner, followed by Vince Shehorn and Mike Mandrell
that’s Saturday night oval track racing at the Clay County Speedway, north of Flora, along Route 45
 
(OLNEY)  the Richland County Men's Softball League Tournament began last night :
*  Brown’s Furniture beat Team Freedom, 20-0
*  Highway 2 / Newby's beat Friday Nite Lites, 19-12
that sets up the next three game coming up tonight at the Babe Ruth Field in the Olney City Park
*  game three at 7:00 features 2nd-seeded Thomas Factory Outlet & Brown’s Furniture
*  game four at 8:00 features top-seeded The Outlaws & Highway 2 / Newby’s
*  game five at 9:00 features Team Freedom & the game four loser in the first elimination round game
with three more games scheduled for tomorrow night, the final three games will be played Thursday night

(NOBLE)  in junior high softball yesterday – West Salem beat Noble, 7-3 as the Junior Lady Wildcats were held to only two hits – Haylee Miller had an RBI for Noble

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(OLNEY)  it’s the 2nd annual MS “Join the Movement” athletic events coming up this Saturday morning at Musgrove Park – for more information or details on the following, call Tony at 618-392-7920  :
*  the 75-mile Bike Challenge begins at 7:00
*  the 40-mile Bike Challenge starts at 7:10               *  the 15-mile Bike Challenge begins at 7:15
*  the 5K Run starts at 7:30                                     *  the 5K Fun Run begins at 7:35
*  the 2K Fun Run starts at 7:35                            *  the 2K9 Pet Walk begins at 7:45
*  the Park Walk starts at 7:45                            *  the 6-mile Family Bike Ride begins at 9:00

(NEWTON)  it’s coming up this Friday night – the annual “Media Night” at the Newton Community High School’s Chivesky Football Field, all sponsored by NCHS & the Athletic Club – with football pictures to be taken at 5:00, the NCHS Marching Eagles will present their pre-game show from 6:00 until 6:15 – then the various coaches will introduce their athletes with the following start times – cheerleaders at 6:15, volleyball at 6:25, girls tennis at 6:35, boys & girls golf at 6:40, cross country at 6:45, freshmen football at 6:50, and varsity football at 7:00 – concessions & Newton Eagle items will also be on sale

(OLNEY)  the East Richland High School will host its “Meet the Tigers” Night at the ERHS Athletic Field this Friday evening, starting at 6:30 – the ERHS Marching Tigers will kick things off with a short performance, followed by the recognition of all athletes, coaches, & volunteers involved in all of the fall sports at East Richland High School – the event will conclude with a scrimmage of the Tigers Football team – admission to the event is either a sports drink or a suggested $1 donation per person – plus the ERHS Gridiron Club will be serving a barbeque meal in Veteran'’s Hall from 5:00 until 8:00 – while donations at the gate will benefit the Big Brothers Big Sisters of Richland County, donations for the fundraising meal will support Tiger Football – all are invited this Friday night at East Richland High School

(OLNEY)  student athletes at the East Richland Middle School have the chance to receive their sports physicals tomorrow evening, from 6:00 until 8:30, at ERMS – Dr. Atwood will be available for the needed physicals – the cost will be $25 per athlete – that’s at the Olney Middle School tomorrow evening  

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(OLNEY)  on our sports broadcast schedule : it’s Cardinals baseball tonight on Freedom 92.9 with our broadcast time at 5:55 : and it’s the latest in sports, all day & all night, on Fox Sports Radio 740 WVLN

August 15, 2011 Local & Area Sports

(OLNEY)  in Major League Baseball over the weekend – the Cardinals split two with Colorado, the Cubs took two from Atlanta, the White Sox took two from Kansas City, & the Reds split a pair with San Diego  :  coming up tonight – the Cardinals begin a three game series in Pittsburgh against the falling Pirates, the Cubs are down in Houston, and both the White Sox and the Reds are idle until tomorrow night

(OLNEY)  the Richland County Mens Softball League will have it’s season-ending double elimination tournament all this week, each night with games at 7:00 and 8:00, on the Babe Ruth Ball Field, in the Olney City Park – tonight’s first round matchups have Team Freedom against Brown’s Furniture at 7:00, then it’s Highway 2 / Newby’s against Friday Nite Lites at 8:00 – the league’s two top teams, The Outlaws and Thomas Factory Outlet, both get a first round bye and will play tonight’s winners tomorrow night
 

                                           LOCAL AND AREA SPORTS REMINDERS

(NEWTON)  it’s coming up this Friday night – the annual “Media Night” at the Newton Community High School’s Chivesky Football Field, all sponsored by NCHS & the Athletic Club – with football pictures to be taken at 5:00, the NCHS Marching Eagles will present their pre-game show from 6:00 until 6:15 – then the various coaches will introduce their athletes with the following start times – cheerleaders at 6:15, volleyball at 6:25, girls tennis at 6:35, boys & girls golf at 6:40, cross country at 6:45, freshmen football at 6:50, and varsity football at 7:00 – concessions & Newton Eagle items will also be on sale

(OLNEY)  student athletes at the East Richland Middle School have the chance to receive their sports physicals this Wednesay evening, from 6:00 until 8:30, at ERMS – Dr. Atwood will be available for the needed physicals – the cost will be $25 per athlete – that’s at the Olney Middle School Wednesday evening  

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(OLNEY)  on our sports broadcast schedule : it’s Cardinals baseball tonight on Freedom 92.9 with our broadcast time at 5:55 : and it’s the latest in sports, all day & all night, on Fox Sports Radio 740 WVLN

August 13, 2011 Local & Area Sports

(OLNEY)  in Major League Baseball last night – the Cardinals & Reds both won, while the Cubs & White Sox both lost – all are back at it on this Saturday – the Cardinals again host the Rockies tonight 

(OLNEY)  it’s the preseason opener this evening for the Indianapolis Colts as they’re in St Louis to take on the Rams – hear all the action this evening on Fox Sports Radio 740 WVLN in Olney
 

                                           LOCAL AND AREA SPORTS REMINDERS

(NEWTON)  it’s coming up next Friday night – the annual “Media Night” at the Newton Community High School’s Chivesky Football Field, all sponsored by NCHS & the Athletic Club – with football pictures to be taken at 5:00, the NCHS Marching Eagles will present their pre-game show from 6:00 until 6:15 – then the various coaches will introduce their athletes with the following start times – cheerleaders at 6:15, volleyball at 6:25, girls tennis at 6:35, boys & girls golf at 6:40, cross country at 6:45, freshmen football at 6:50, and varsity football at 7:00 – concessions & Newton Eagle items will also be on sale

(OLNEY)  student athletes at the East Richland Middle School & their parents are reminded that a current physical exam is required before any sports’ tryout or practice begins – plus, a physical is valid for only one calendar year from the date of the physical – therefore, athletic physicals will be available at the Middle School next Wednesday evening, August 17th, from 6:00 until 8:30 - the cost will be $25 per athlete

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(OLNEY)  on our sports broadcast schedule : it’s Indianapolis Colts preseason football this evening on Fox Sports Radio 740 with our pregame show at 6:00 & kickoff at 7:00 : it’s Cardinals baseball tonight on Freedom 92.9 with our broadcast time at 6:05 : and it’s the latest in sports on Fox Sports Radio 740

August 12, 2011 Local & Area Sports

(OLNEY)  in Major League Baseball on Thursday – the Cardinals, Cubs, White Sox, & Reds all four won  :  coming up tonight – the Cardinals host Colorado for the first of three this weekend against the Rockies in St Louis – also the Cubs are in Atlanta, the White Sox host Kansas City, and the Reds will host San Diego
 
(OLNEY)  in auto racing news – the next AMSOIL USAC National Sprint Car race in coming up tonight at Raceway Park, out in Dodge City, Kansas – going into tonight’s event, Levi Jones is clinging to a 6-point lead over Chris Windom and a 42-point lead over third place Jon Stanbrough – the Olney native is shooting for his fifth USAC National Championship with the 2011 racing season starting to come to an end


                                           LOCAL AND AREA SPORTS REMINDERS

(NEWTON)  it’s coming up a week from tonight – the annual “Media Night” at the Newton Community High School’s Chivesky Football Field, all sponsored by NCHS & the Athletic Club – with football pictures to be taken at 5:00, the NCHS Marching Eagles will present their pre-game show from 6:00 until 6:15 – then the various coaches will introduce their athletes with the following start times – cheerleaders at 6:15, volleyball at 6:25, girls tennis at 6:35, boys & girls golf at 6:40, cross country at 6:45, freshmen football at 6:50, and varsity football at 7:00 – concessions & Newton Eagle items will also be on sale

(OLNEY)  student athletes at the East Richland Middle School & their parents are reminded that a current physical exam is required before any sports’ tryout or practice begins – plus, a physical is valid for only one calendar year from the date of the physical – therefore, athletic physicals will be available at the Middle School next Wednesday evening, August 17th, from 6:00 until 8:30 - the cost will be $25 per athlete

(NEWTON)  it’s Eagle Pride Bingo coming up tonight, featuring Longaberger, Thirty-One, and Pampered Chef, all in the NCHS cafeteria – the doors open at 6:00, with Bingo at 7:00 – there will also be a theme basket raffle, a 50/50 drawing, and a variety of other not-for-profit raffle drawings – Eagle Pride will also be taking orders for football window decals, yard signs, personalized fleece blankets, rain ponchos, and stadium cushions with the deadline to order set for September 30th – we’ll see you there tonight

(OLNEY)  the 2011 Olney Chamber “Golf Outing” is today at the Richland Country Club with lunch at 11:30 and tee-time at 1:00 – it’s $260 for a four person team, including 18 holes of golf, a cart, the lunch, & more – plus lunch-only tickets are only $10 – call the Chamber Office at 392-2241 to signup or for info

(OLNEY)  the Olney Lady Tiger Basketball team has a fundraising cookout & bake sale today from 10:00 until 2:00 at the Olney IGA – come out & support Lady Tiger hoops today in Olney

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(OLNEY)  on our sports broadcast schedule : it’s Cardinals baseball tonight on Freedom 92.9 with our broadcast time at 7:05 : and it’s the latest in sports, all day & all night, on Fox Sports Radio 740 WVLN

August 11, 2011 Local & Area Sports

(OLNEY)  in Major League Baseball last night – the Cardinals & White Sox both lost, while the Cubs & Reds both won  :  coming up tonight – the Cardinals again host Milwaukee & the White Sox are back in Baltimore  :  later this afternoon – the Cubs again host Washington & the Reds again host Colorado

(NEWTON)  the Illinois High School Association Board of Directors has approved a recommendation to continue the Association’s “Performance-Enhancing Drug Testing Program” – the IHSA became the fourth state high school association in the nation to offer such a drug testing program when it was implemented during the 2008-2009 school term – over the course of its three year history, a total of 1,758 tests have been conducted & it was last year that of 747 student-athletes that were tested, four positive tests results, two of which were cleared later for medical reasons – the random testing process will begin later this year


                                           LOCAL AND AREA SPORTS REMINDERS

(NEWTON)  it’s coming up a week from tomorrow night – the annual “Media Night” at the Newton Community High School’s Chivesky Football Field, all sponsored by NCHS & the Athletic Club – with football pictures to be taken at 5:00, the NCHS Marching Eagles will present their pre-game show from 6:00 until 6:15 – then the various coaches will introduce their athletes with the following start times – cheerleaders at 6:15, volleyball at 6:25, girls tennis at 6:35, boys & girls golf at 6:40, cross country at 6:45, freshmen football at 6:50, and varsity football at 7:00 – concessions & Newton Eagle items also on sale

(OLNEY)  student athletes at the East Richland Middle School & their parents are reminded that a current physical exam is required before any sports’ tryout or practice begins – plus, a physical is valid for only one calendar year from the date of the physical – therefore, athletic physicals will be available at the Middle School next Wednesday evening, August 17th, from 6:00 until 8:30 - the cost will be $25 per athlete

(NEWTON)  it’s Eagle Pride Bingo coming up tomorrow night, featuring Longaberger, Thirty-One, and Pampered Chef, all in the NCHS cafeteria – the doors open at 6:00, with Bingo at 7:00 – there will also be a theme basket raffle, a 50/50 drawing, and a variety of other not-for-profit raffle drawings – Eagle Pride will also be taking orders for football window decals, yard signs, personalized fleece blankets, rain ponchos, and stadium cushions with the deadline to order set for September 30th – we’ll see you there tomorrow night

(OLNEY)  the 2011 Olney Chamber “Golf Outing” is tomorrow at the Richland Country Club with lunch at 11:30 and tee-time at 1:00 – it’s $260 for a four person team, including 18 holes of golf, a cart, the lunch, & more – plus lunch-only tickets are only $10 – call the Chamber Office at 392-2241 to signup or for info

(OLNEY)  the Olney Lady Tiger Basketball team has a fundraising cookout & bake sale tomorrow from 10:00 until 2:00 at the Olney IGA – come out & support Lady Tiger hoops tomorrow in Olney

(OLNEY)  the Middle School athletic department will have an informational meeting tonight at 6:30 in the ERMS Gym – it’s for any ERMS student planning to take part in athletics or cheerleading during the 2011-2012 school year – parents should also attend the meeting – it will be followed by individual meetings for cross country, basketball, & volleyball – required athletic forms will be passed out to all parents

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(OLNEY)  on our sports broadcast schedule : it’s Cardinals baseball tonight on Freedom 92.9 with our broadcast time at 7:05 : and it’s the latest in sports, all day & all night, on Fox Sports Radio 740 WVLN