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November 11, 2017

 

(OLNEY)  in College Basketball last night – Illinois opens up at home with a victory
* the Fighting Illini beat Southern University, 102-55
Illinois quickly returns to action when they host Tennessee-Martin tomorrow evening at 5:00 in Champaign

 

(OLNEY)  in Men’s Junior College Hoops last night at the Warrior Classic in Mt. Carmel
the OCC Blue Knights came from behind to beat Danville Area Community College, 96-90 in overtime
* Erikas Jakstys led OCC with 24 points
* Josiah Wallace had a double/double with 23 points and 13 rebounds
in last night’s second game – Wabash Valley beat West Kentucky Tech, 113-94
the Classic finishes up with two more games today in the Spencer Sports Center at WVC
* the 3-0 Blue Knights play West Kentucky Tech at 1:00
* the host Warriors play Danville Area Community College at 3:00

 

(OLNEY)  also in Men’s Junior College Basketball last night involving other District/Region teams
at the Sodexo Classic at Vincennes University
* John A. Logan beat Bosco Institute, 111-80
* the host Trailblazers beat Triton College, 91-75
in a pair of other games last night
* Shawnee Community College beat Faith Prep, 118-65
* Lewis & Clark Community College beat Concordia University’s (St. Louis) JV, 107-76

 

(OLNEY)  in Women’s Junior College Basketball last night – OCC wins in “The Dungeon”
the Lady Knights beat the Lindenwood Belleville University’s JV, 105-43
* OCC set a new school record by hitting 15 three-pointers in the game
* Mallory Smith led all scorers with 20 points while Brenna Maikranz added 19 points
the 2-2 Lady Knights open up their GRAC schedule next Wednesday night at Kaskaskia College

 

(NEWTON)  the IHSA State Volleyball Tournaments began yesterday and last night up in Normal
Class 1A Semi-Final  :  Payson Seymour beat Newark in two sets   (25-21, 25-13)
Class 1A Semi-Final  :  Stewardson-Strasburg/Windsor beat Durand in three sets   (27-25, 24-26, 25-19)
Class 2A Semi-Final  :  Quincy Notre Dame beat Newton (31-8) in two sets   (25-19, 28-26)
Class 2A Semi-Final  :  Champaign St. Thomas More beat Elgin HCA in two sets   (25-8, 25-21)

Class 2A Third Place Match  :  Newton Lady Eagles play Elgin HCA at around 12:25 this afternoon


Class 3A Semi-Final  :  Chicago Resurrection beat Arlington Heights in three sets   (30-32, 25-23, 25-18)
Class 3A Semi-Final  :  Belleville Althoff Catholic beat Normal U High in two sets   (25-13, 25-21)
Class 4A Semi-Final  :  Minooka beat St. Charles North in two sets   (25-20, 25-12)
Class 4A Semi-Final  :  Chicago Marist beat Crystal Lake Central in two sets   (25-14, 25-22)
every team is back in action today with the third place & championship matches up in Redbird Arena

 

(OLNEY)  in Boys Junior High Basketball last night – Olney swept two games
the Cubs beat Salem in the varsity game, 43-39 as the 8th grade squad improves to 2-1 on the year
* Olney was led by Drew Blank with 11 points while Chase Travis had 9 points and 7 rebounds
Olney won the 7th grade game, 21-13 for their first win of the year
the Cubs are back in action next Tuesday night when they host Albion in the RCMS Gym

 

(OLNEY)  the IHSA Girls Swimming Sectionals are today at sixteen sites around the state
there will be 31 schools represented from the downstate area at the Champaign Central High School
among those taking part includes four young ladies from Richland County High School in Olney
* RCHS senior Samantha Trout in the 100 yard freestyle and 100 yard backstroke
* RCHS sophomore Kaylei Eubank in the 100 yard butterfly and 100 yard breaststroke
* RCHS sophomore Carolyn Powell in the 200 yard freestyle and 500 yard freestyle
* RCHS freshman Maria Mayorga in the 200 yard freestyle and 100 yard breaststroke
* the four Lady Tigers will also compete together in the 200 yard medley relay and 400 yard freestyle relay
the IHSA State Swim Meet will be held next Friday and Saturday at the New Trier High School in Evanston

 

(NEWTON)  the IHSA Football Playoffs will continue today with quarter-final action
here’s a few of the matchups involving some of our area and downstate teams
CLASS 1A  :
* #2 Red Hill (11-0) will host #6 Athens (9-2) in Bridgeport this afternoon at 2:00
CLASS 2A  :
* #6 Shelbyville (9-2) plays at #2 Westville (11-0) this afternoon at 1:00
CLASS 3A  :
* # 3 Anna-Jonesboro (11-0) plays at #15 Vandalia (8-3) this afternoon at 2:00
CLASS 4A  :
* #4 Herrin (10-1) plays at #1 Rochester (11-0) this afternoon at 4:00
* #2 Highland (11-0) will host #3 Herscher (10-1) later today at 5:00
today’s winners will advance to the state semi-finals next weekend

 

(OLNEY)  in Division One College Football today involving our downstate teams
* Illinois’ at home today to host Indiana during Dad’s Day in Champaign – an 11:00 kickoff there
* the SIU Salukis have their final home game of the year in Carbondale hosting Youngstown State at 1:00
* the EIU Panthers end their regular season schedule at 4:00 today down at Austin Peay in Clarksville, TN

 


                                LOCAL AND AREA SPORTING EVENTS

 

(OLNEY)  the Richland County Men’s Basketball League is currently accepting teams for the 2017-2018 season – the entry fee for each team is $200 and the entry deadline is Monday, November 27th – for more information or details, contact the League on its Facebook page, in care of Christina Pool – call  618-869-2054  – it’s all part of the Richland County Athletic Association, a non-profit organization based in Olney

 

(OLNEY)  the Richland County High School will have its 2017 Fall Sports Award Night next Thursday, November 16th, in the Sliva Auditorium, beginning at 7:00 – each fall sports team will be recognized for their accomplishments – all RCHS athletes, parents, guardians, other relatives, friends, and other interested parties are encouraged to attend the awards ceremony at RCHS – again, that’s Thursday, November 16th

 

(OLNEY)  join us for our next Coaches Corner Show at 9:03 this morning on CBS Sports Radio WVLN in Olney – we’ll wrap up the Olney Lady Tiger Volleyball season with Coach Emily Rusk, we’ll wrap up the Olney Tiger / Lady Tiger Cross Country seasons with Coach Louis Gassmann, and we’ll preview Olney Tiger Basketball with Coach Rob Flanagan – that’s this morning at 9:03 on CBS Sports Radio WVLN

 

(NEWTON)  the 2017-2018 Newton Community High School boys basketball reserved seats are still on sale for fans who had reserved seats last season – the general public sales of the reserved seats at NCHS will start next Monday, November 13th – the price is $40 per each reserved seat, plus family passes are also on sale – for more information, call Renee at the NCHS office, during regular hours, at  618-783-2303

 

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(OLNEY)  on our Sports Broadcast Schedule  :  it’s Fighting Illini football today on CBS Sports Radio WVLN with our pregame show at 10:00 and kickoff at 11:00  :  it’s Newton Lady Eagle state volleyball action today on 103.5 “The Eagle” WIKK with our pre-match show at around 12:15 and match time at around 12:25  :  it’s OCC Blue Knights basketball this afternoon on Freedom 92.9 WSEI with our pregame show at 12:50 and game time at 1:00  :  and it’s the latest in sports, the rest of today and the rest of the weekend, on CBS Sports Radio, at 107.1 FM / 740 AM WVLN – plus online at  www.wvlnam.com

 

 

 

November 10, 2017

 

(OLNEY)  in Girls Junior High Basketball last night – Olney split two games
the Lady Cubs won the varsity game over Effingham St. Anthony, 55-31 improving to 10-0 on the year
* Olney was led by Anna Blank’s 20 points while Kenzie Weiler added 14 points
St. Anthony won the junior varsity game, 29-18
the Lady Cubs are back in action tomorrow when they’ll host Newton Jasper County tomorrow in Olney

 

(NEWTON)  the IHSA State Volleyball Tournaments start today up at Illinois State University in Normal
Class 1A Semi-Final  :  Newark (34-3) plays Payson Seymour (39-1) at 9:00 this morning
Class 1A Semi-Final  :  Durand (34-1-1) plays Stewardson-Strasburg/Windsor (33-6) at 10:30 this morning
Class 2A Semi-Final  :  Newton (31-7) plays Quincy Notre Dame (32-8) at 12:00 noon
Class 2A Semi-Final  :  Champaign St. Thomas More (37-3) plays Elgin HCA (29-11) at 1:30
Class 3A Semi-Final  :  Arlington Heights (29-11) plays Chicago Resurrection (33-8) at 4:00 this afternoon
Class 3A Semi-Final  :  Normal U High (28-10) plays Belleville Althoff Catholic (39-1) at 5:30 this evening
Class 4A Semi-Final  :  Minooka (38-2) plays St. Charles North (36-3) at 7:00 tonight
Class 4A Semi-Final  :  Crystal Lake Central (32-3) plays Chicago Marist (39-1) at around 8:30 tonight
every team will be back in action tomorrow in either third place or championship action in their class

 

(OLNEY)  the IHSA Girls Swimming Sectionals are tomorrow at sixteen sites around the state
there will be 31 schools represented from the downstate area at the Champaign Central High School
* among those taking part includes four young ladies from Richland County High School in Olney
* some other schools are Newton, St. Anthony, Mattoon, Charleston, Effingham, and Altamont
* also Neoga, Vandalia, Odin, Salem, Centralia, Odin, Mt. Vernon, and Mt. Carmel
those taking part from Olney at the Swimming Sectional tomorrow at Champaign include
* RCHS senior Samantha Trout in the 100 yard freestyle and 100 yard backstroke
* RCHS sophomore Kaylei Eubank in the 100 yard butterfly and 100 yard breastroke
* RCHS sophomore Carolyn Powell in the 200 yard freestyle and 500 yard freestyle
* RCHS freshman Maria Mayorga in the 200 yard freestyle and 100 breastroke
* the four Lady Tigers will also compete together in the 200 yard medley relay and 400 yard freestyle relay
those advancing from the sectionals to the state finals include
* the first place winner in each event
* any swimmer or relay team which equals or surpasses the minimum qualifying standards
the IHSA State Swim Meet will be held next Friday and Saturday at the New Trier High School in Evanston

 

(NEWTON)  the IHSA Football Playoffs will continue throughout the state this weekend
here’s a look at the quarter-final matchups involving our area and downstate teams
CLASS 1A  :
* #2 Red Hill (11-0) will host #6 Athens (9-2) in Bridgeport this Saturday afternoon at 2:00
* #1 Tuscola (11-0) will host #4 Carrollton (10-1) Saturday at 2:00
CLASS 2A  :
* #6 Shelbyville (9-2) plays at #2 Westville (11-0) Saturday at 1:00
* #1 Hamilton (11-0) plays #4 Maroa-Forsyth (10-1) at Warsaw Saturday at 1:00
CLASS 3A  :
* #16 Pleasant Plains (8-3) plays at #5 Carlinville (10-1) Saturday at 2:00
* # 3 Anna-Jonesboro (11-0) plays at #15 Vandalia (8-3) Saturday at 2:00
CLASS 4A  :
* #4 Herrin (10-1) plays at #1 Rochester (11-0) Saturday at 4:00
* #2 Highland (11-0) will host #3 Herscher (10-1) Saturday at 5:00
CLASS 7A  :
* #7 East St. Louis Senior (10-1) will host #18 Chicago Mt. Carmel (8-3) in Chicago Saturday at 5:00
CLASS 8A  :
* # 26 Edwardsville (8-3) will host #15 Minooka (9-2) Saturday at 4:00
this weekend’s winners will advance to the state semi-finals next weekend

 

(OLNEY)  the Midland Trail Conference Volleyball 2017 All-Conference Teams have been announced
there were thirteen players named to the MTC All-Conference Team
* Christ Our Rock Lutheran’s Corinne DeBoard was named the MTC Player of the Year
* others include Clay City’s Maddie Craig, Jazmyn Rodriquez, Paige Spitzner, and Malorie Craig
* Woodlawn’s Hannah Estes, Breanna Sanders, and Brianna Ward
* Grayville’s Sidney Foster and Carsyn Robinson
* Cisne’s Olivia Hilliard
* Wayne City’s Morgan Schumm
* Christ Our Rock Lutheran’s Caroline Boehne
there were eight players that received MTC Honorable Mentions
* Cisne’s Emilie Bruart
* Wayne City’s Jakara Greenwalt
* Sandoval’s Paige Ralidak
* Webber’s Caleigh Wilkey
* Woodlawn’s Madison Tiemann
* Christ Our Rock Lutheran’s Samantha Fatheree, Georgia Agan, and Kamryn Pieron
the 2017 MTC Coach of the Year is Woodlawn’s Sara Lamczyk, as chosen by the MTC coaches
congratulations to one and all selections

 

(OLNEY)  in Men’s Junior College Basketball this weekend
the Wabash Valley Classic will be held tonight and tomorrow afternoon in Mt. Carmel
* the OCC Blue Knights open up this evening at 5:00 against Danville Area Community College
* then the host Warriors will take on West Kentucky Tech at 7:00
the final two games are tomorrow afternoon in the Spencer Sports Center in Mt. Carmel
* the Blue Knights play West Kentucky Tech at 1:00
* then Wabash Valley plays Danville Area Community College at 3:00

 

(OLNEY)  in Women’s Junior College Basketball
the OCC Lady Knights will host the Lindenwood Belleville University’s JV this evening at 5:30
* both OCC teams will open up their conference schedule next Wednesday night at Kaskaskia College

 


                                LOCAL AND AREA SPORTING EVENTS

 

(OLNEY)  the Richland County Men’s Basketball League is currently accepting teams for the 2017-2018 season – the entry fee for each team is $200 and the entry deadline is Monday, November 27th – for more information or details, contact the League on its Facebook page, in care of Christina Pool – call  618-869-2054  – it’s all part of the Richland County Athletic Association, a non-profit organization based in Olney

 

(OLNEY)  the Richland County High School will have its 2017 Fall Sports Award Night on Thursday, November 16th, in the Sliva Auditorium, beginning at 7:00 – each fall sports team will be recognized for their accomplishments – all RCHS athletes, parents, guardians, other relatives, friends, and other interested parties are encouraged to attend the awards ceremony at RCHS – again, that’s Thursday, November 16th

 

(OLNEY)  join us for our next Coaches Corner Show at 9:03 tomorrow morning on CBS Sports Radio WVLN in Olney – we’ll wrap up the Olney Lady Tiger Volleyball season with Coach Emily Rusk, we’ll wrap up the Olney Tiger / Lady Tiger Cross Country seasons with Coach Louis Gassmann, and we’ll preview Olney Tiger Basketball with Coach Ron Flanagan – that’s tomorrow morning at 9:03 on CBS Sports Radio, at 107.1 FM / 740 AM, WVLN, plus live online, at  www.wvlnam.com  – check it out

 

(OLNEY)  the Richland County High School will have its Winter Sports “Meet the Tigers” Night tonight in Ron Herrin Gym – with the doors to open to the public at 5:45, the team introductions will begin at 6:00, including Olney Tiger Wrestling, Lady Tiger Basketball, the Cheer & Dance Team, and Olney Tiger Basketball – the Lady Tigers will scrimmage at 6:15, followed by the Tigers – all are invited to check it out

 

(NEWTON)  the 2017-2018 Newton Community High School boys basketball reserved seats are still on sale for fans who had reserved seats last season – the general public sales of the reserved seats at NCHS will start next Monday, November 13th – the price is $40 per each reserved seat, plus family passes are also on sale – for more information, call Renee at the NCHS office, during regular hours, at  618-783-2303

 

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(OLNEY)  on our Sports Broadcast Schedule  :  it’s Newton Lady Eagle state volleyball action today on 103.5 “The Eagle” WIKK with our pre-match show at around 11:45 and match time at around 12:00 noon  :  it’s OCC Blue Knights basketball this evening on Freedom 92.9 WSEI with our pregame show at 4:50 and game time at 5:00  :  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 around the clock online, at  www.wvlnam.com

 

 

 

November 9, 2017

 

(NEWTON)  back on September 25th, the Illinois High School Association is announced its 5th class of IHSA Distinguished Media Service Award recipients – an award created to recognize media members who have covered high school sports and activities in Illinois for a significant period of time, while maintaining perspective on the amateur events they report on – the IHSA’s media advisory committee and a veteran committee of retired media members voted on each nominee – those who received the required percentage of votes were named honorees with a limit of one winner per IHSA Board Division – the 2017 awardees are
* Greg Sapp – the News & Sports Director at 97.9 XFM and KJ Country 102.3 FM in Effingham
* Dick Goss – the Sports Editor at The Herald Review Newspaper in Decatur
* Bill Stone – a Northern Illinois sports reporter dedicated to coverage of Illinois High School Gymnastics
award recipients must be nominated by IHSA member schools around the state
* Greg Sapp was nominated by the Effingham High School
* Dick Goss was nominated by the Providence Catholic High School
* Bill Stone was nominated by both Hinsdale Central High School and Palatine High School
each honoree will be honored at a high school event of their choosing during the 2017-2018 school year
* Greg Sapp’s award presentation will be at the Teutopolis at Effingham Boys B’ball game December 12th
* Dick Goss’ award presentation will be June , 2018, at the 2018 IHSA Baseball State Finals in Joliet
* Bill Stone’s presentation will be February 17 and May 12, at the 2018 IHSA Gymnastic Finals in Palatine
congratulations to these three well-deserving “men of the media” in Illinois

 

(OLNEY)  in Men’s Junior College Basketball this weekend
the Wabash Valley Classic will be held Friday night and Saturday afternoon in Mt. Carmel
* the OCC Blue Knights open up tomorrow evening at 5:00 against Danville Area Community College
* then the host Warriors will take on West Kentucky Tech at 7:00
the final two games are Saturday in the Spencer Sports Center in Mt. Carmel
* the Blue Knights play West Kentucky Tech at 1:00
* then Wabash Valley plays Danville Area Community College at 3:00
also Friday night and Saturday night is the Sodexo Classic at Vincennes University in the P.E. Complex
* along with the host Trailblazers, the other teams are John A. Logan, Triton College, and Bosco Institute

 

(OLNEY)  in Women’s Junior College Basketball
the OCC Lady Knights will host the Lindenwood Belleville University’s JV tomorrow evening at 5:30
* both OCC teams will open up their conference schedule next Wednesday night at Kaskaskia College

 

(NEWTON)  in High School Volleyball – the IHSA State Volleyball Tournaments are this weekend
the top four teams in each of the state’s four classes will play at Illinois State University in Normal
* the Class 1A Semi-Finals are tomorrow morning at 9:00 and 10:30     (all approximate times)
* the Class 2A Semi-Finals are tomorrow afternoon at 12:00 and 1:30
* the Class 3A Semi-Finals are tomorrow afternoon and evening at 4:00 and 5:30
* the Class 4A Semi-Finals are tomorrow night at 7:00 and 8:30
then all sixteen teams return for the third place or championship matches Saturday morning thru night
there are three downstate teams involved, including one in each of the lower three classes
* the Newton Lady Eagles are in the Class 2A Tournament with action at 12 noon tomorrow
* Stewardson-Strasburg/Windsor is in the Class 1A Tournament, playing at 10:30 tomorrow morning
* Belleville Althoff Catholic is in the Class 3A Tournament, playing tomorrow evening at 5:30
all sixteen teams have practice time in Redbird Arena and photo shoots today on this Thursday

 

(OLNEY)  in Girls High School Hoops – the season officially begins next Monday night, November 13th
Olney will open up its season at home in Ron Herrin Gym at Richland County High School
* the Lady Tigers will host the North Clay Lady Cards with junior varsity action at 6:15, varsity to follow
* Olney will then play the following week in the Lady Maroons Thanksgiving Invitational at Robinson
the Newton Lady Eagles open their season a week from Monday night in the Bob Kerans Tournament
* the annual event has games the three nights before Thanksgiving with the final round on Black Friday
along with the host Lady Eagles, the other teams include Effingham, Flora, Altamont, and Vandalia

 


                                LOCAL AND AREA SPORTING EVENTS

 

(OLNEY)  the Richland County Men’s Basketball League is currently accepting teams for the 2017-2018 season – the entry fee for each team is $200 and the entry deadline is Monday, November 27th – for more information or details, contact the League on its Facebook page, in care of Christina Pool – call  618-869-2054  – it’s all part of the Richland County Athletic Association, a non-profit organization based in Olney

 

(OLNEY)  the Richland County High School will have its 2017 Fall Sports Award Night on Thursday, November 16th, in the Sliva Auditorium, beginning at 7:00 – each fall sports team will be recognized for their accomplishments – all RCHS athletes, parents, guardians, other relatives, friends, and other interested parties are encouraged to attend the awards ceremony at RCHS – again, that’s Thursday, November 16th

 

(OLNEY)  join us for our next Coaches Corner Show at 9:03 this Saturday morning on CBS Sports Radio WVLN in Olney – we’ll wrap up the Olney Lady Tiger Volleyball season with Coach Emily Rusk, we’ll wrap up the Olney Tiger / Lady Tiger Cross Country seasons with Coach Louis Gassmann, and we’ll preview Olney Tiger Basketball with Coach Rob Flanagan – that’s Saturday morning at 9:03 on CBS Sports Radio, at 107.1 FM / 740 AM, WVLN, plus live online, at  www.wvlnam.com  – check it out

 

(OLNEY)  the Richland County High School will have its Winter Sports “Meet the Tigers” Night coming up tomorrow night in Ron Herrin Gym – with the doors to open to the public at 5:45, the team introductions will begin at 6:00, including Olney Tiger Wrestling, Lady Tiger Basketball, the Cheer & Dance Team, and Olney Tiger Basketball – the Lady Tigers will scrimmage at 6:15, followed by the Tigers – check it out

 

(DIETERICH)  the Dieterich High School will have its annual “Meet the Movin’ Maroons” night tonight – the senior class will host a soup supper from 4:30 to 6:30 in the school cafeteria – then at 6:00, the team introductions begin with girls basketball, cheerleaders, dance team, and boys basketball, followed by some short scrimmages – the cost of admittance is a personal hygiene item to be donated to the Veterans at the Danville VA Hospital – that’s all at the Dieterich High School tonight

 

(NEWTON)  the 2017-2018 Newton Community High School boys basketball reserved seats are now on sale for fans who had reserved seats last season – the general public sales of the reserved seats at NCHS will start next Monday, November 13th – the price is $40 per each reserved seat, plus family passes are also on sale – for more information, call Renee at the NCHS office, during regular hours, at  618-783-2303

 

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(OLNEY)  on our Sports Broadcast Schedule  :  it’s the latest in sports, all day and all night, on CBS Sports Radio, at 107.1 FM / 740 AM WVLN – plus around the clock online, at  www.wvlnam.com

 

 

 

November 8, 2017

 

(NEWTON)  in High School Volleyball news – the Newton Lady Eagles are heading north to Normal
the Lady Eagles are taking their 31-7 record to Redbird Arena at Illinois State University this weekend
* Newton’s first match is Friday at around 12:00 noon against Quincy Notre Dame
* the Lady Eagles will return Saturday to play at either 12:25 or around 1:55 that afternoon
* Newton will get 20 minutes of shared practice time tomorrow morning at 10:50 at Redbird Arena
* the Lady Eagles will then get 25 minutes alone on the court tomorrow from 11:10 to 11:35
* team pictures will then be taken during a photo shoot from 11:35 to 12:00 noon
* the practice sessions tomorrow morning and afternoon are open to the public
it’s the second trip for NCHS Volleyball to the State Tournament
* Cindy Goebel’s team qualified for the Class A Tournament 17 years ago in 1990
as far as tickets are concerned
* each school taking part in the tournaments received 250 tickets for each Class 2A session each day
* the $8 general admission tickets are available online at  www.GoRedbirds.com/tickets
* tickets will also be on sale at the door, available one hour before the start of the first match of each session
you can learn more online, at  www.ihsa.org  as all of the four class volleyball tournaments are this weekend
best of luck to the Lady Eagles at the Class 2A State Volleyball Tournament this weekend in Normal
you’ll be able to listen to the Newton matches Friday & Saturday on 103.5 “The Eagle” WIKK-FM

 

(OLNEY)  in Girls Junior High Basketball last night – Olney split two at home in the RCMS Gym
the Lady Cubs won the varsity game over Edwards County, 57-24 improving to 9-0 on the year
* Kenzie Weiler led Olney with 21 points – Jocelyn VanMatre and Sarah Ingram combined for 18 points
Edwards County won the close junior varsity game, 32-29
the Lady Cubs are back in action tomorrow night when they host Effingham St. Anthony in Olney

 

(NEWTON)  in Girls Junior High Basketball from Monday – Newton Jasper County split two at home
the Junior Lady Eagles won the 8th grade game over Casey-Westfield, 35-26
* Newton was led by Emma Kidwell, Sydney Dobbins, and Ava Kessler, each with 11 points
Casey-Westfield won the 7th grade game, 25-11
the Jasper County girls are back in action tomorrow night as they travel to Altamont

 


                                LOCAL AND AREA SPORTING EVENTS

 

(OLNEY)  the Richland County Men’s Basketball League is currently accepting teams for the 2017-2018 season – the entry fee for each team is $200 and the entry deadline is Monday, November 27th – for more information or details, contact the League on its Facebook page, in care of Christina Pool – call  618-869-2054  – it’s all part of the Richland County Athletic Association, a non-profit organization based in Olney

 

(OLNEY)  the Richland County High School will have its 2017 Fall Sports Award Night on Thursday, November 16th, in the Sliva Auditorium, beginning at 7:00 – each fall sports team will be recognized for their accomplishments – all RCHS athletes, parents, guardians, other relatives, friends, and other interested parties are encouraged to attend the awards ceremony at RCHS – again, that’s Thursday, November 16th

 

(OLNEY)  join us for our next Coaches Corner Show at 9:03 this Saturday morning on CBS Sports Radio WVLN in Olney – we’ll wrap up the Olney Lady Tiger Volleyball season with Coach Emily Rusk, we’ll wrap up the Olney Tiger / Lady Tiger Cross Country seasons with Coach Louis Gassmann, and we’ll preview Olney Tiger Basketball with Coach Ron Flanagan – that’s Saturday morning at 9:03 on CBS Sports Radio, at 107.1 FM / 740 AM, WVLN, plus live online, at  www.wvlnam.com  – check it out

 

(OLNEY)  the Richland County High School will have its Winter Sports “Meet the Tigers” Night coming up this Friday night, on November 10th, in Ron Herrin Gym – while pictures will be taken in the 5:00 hour, the team introductions will begin at 6:00, including Olney Tiger Wrestling, Lady Tiger Basketball (Varsity & JV), the Cheer & Dance Team, and Olney Tiger Basketball (Varsity, JV, and Fresh/Soph) – the Lady Tigers have a short scrimmage at 6:15, followed by the Tigers – the doors will open to the public at 5:45

 

(DIETERICH)  the Dieterich High School will have its annual “Meet the Movin’ Maroons” night tomorrow night – the senior class will host a soup supper from 4:30 to 6:30 in the school cafeteria with the pre-event music by the high school band to start at 5:40 – then after the National Anthem at 6:00, the girls basketball team, cheerleaders, dance team, and boys basketball teams will be introduced with some short scrimmages – the cost of admittance is a personal hygiene item to be donated to the Veterans at the Danville VA Hospital – from containers of shampoo and liquid soap to tooth brushes and toothpaste, from winter coats, shirts, and pants to boxers and tennis shoes, from calling cards and gift cards to puzzle books and DVD’s, not to mention monetary donations as well – that’s all at the Dieterich High School tomorrow night

 

(NEWTON)  the 2017-2018 Newton Community High School boys basketball reserved seats are now on sale for fans who had reserved seats last season – the general public sales of the reserved seats at NCHS will start next Monday, November 13th – the price is $40 per each reserved seat, plus family passes are also on sale – for more information, call Renee at the NCHS office, during regular hours, at  618-783-2303

 

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(OLNEY)  on our Sports Broadcast Schedule  :  it’s the latest in sports, all day and all night, on CBS Sports Radio, at 107.1 FM / 740 AM WVLN – plus around the clock online, at  www.wvlnam.com

 

 

 

November 7, 2017

 

(OLNEY)  in the National Football League over the weekend – here’s how the Midwestern teams did
* those that won Sunday were the Colts, Titans, and Cowboys
* those that lost were the Bengals, Texans, and Chiefs
Week Nine ended last night as the Lions beat the Packers, 30-17

 

(NEWTON)  the IHSA Football Playoffs will continue throughout the state this weekend
here’s a look at the quarter-final matchups involving our area and downstate teams
CLASS 1A  :
* #2 Red Hill (11-0) will host #6 Athens (9-2) in Bridgeport this Saturday afternoon at 2:00
* #1 Tuscola (11-0) will host #4 Carrollton (10-1) Saturday at 2:00
CLASS 2A  :
* #6 Shelbyville (9-2) plays at #2 Westville (11-0) Saturday at 1:00
* #1 Hamilton (11-0) plays #4 Maroa-Forsyth (10-1) at Warsaw Saturday at 1:00
CLASS 3A  :
* #16 Pleasant Plains (8-3) plays at #5 Carlinville (10-1) Saturday at 2:00
* # 3 Anna-Jonesboro (11-0) plays at #15 Vandalia (8-3) Saturday at 2:00
CLASS 4A  :
* #4 Herrin (10-1) plays at #1 Rochester (11-0) Saturday at 4:00
* #2 Highland (11-0) will host #3 Herscher (10-1) Saturday at 5:00
CLASS 7A  :
* #7 East St. Louis Senior (10-1) will host #18 Chicago Mt. Carmel (8-3) in Chicago Saturday at 5:00
CLASS 8A  :
* # 26 Edwardsville (8-3) will host #15 Minooka (9-2) Saturday at 4:00
this weekend’s winners will advance to the state semi-finals next weekend

 

(OLNEY)  in High School Wrestling news
the Olney Tigers officially began practice yesterday coming off their 17-2 record from a year ago
* the Wrestling Tigers will open up this season three weeks from today on November 28th
* the Tigers will be on the road that Tuesday evening to Sullivan, Indiana
the Tigers will have their first of only four home meets on December 6th against Mt. Carmel at RCHS

 

(NEWTON)  in Boys Junior High Hoops last night – Newton Jasper County split two on the road
the Junior Eagles won the 8th grade game at Dieterich, 37-30 as the varsity improves to 3-1 on the year
* Evan Schafer led Newton with 11 points while Weston Tharp scored 8 points
Dieterich won the 7th grade game, 29-22
the Junior Eagles are back in action next Monday night when they travel to Flora to battle the Pups

 

(NEWTON)  in Girls Junior High Basketball from last week – Newton Jasper County won two at home
the Junior Lady Eagles won the 8th grade game over Oblong, 42-13
* Newton was led by Morgan White’s 16 points
Jasper County also won the 7th grade game, 37-19 led by Emma Oldham’s 15 points and 7 rebounds

 


                                LOCAL AND AREA SPORTING EVENTS

 

(OLNEY)  the Richland County Men’s Basketball League is currently accepting teams for the 2017-2018 season – the entry fee for each team is $200 and the entry deadline is Monday, November 27th – for more information or details, contact the League on its Facebook page, in care of Christina Pool – call  618-869-2054  – it’s all part of the Richland County Athletic Association, a non-profit organization based in Olney

 

(OLNEY)  the Richland County High School will have its 2017 Fall Sports Award Night on Thursday, November 16th, in the Sliva Auditorium, beginning at 7:00 – each fall sports team will be recognized for their accomplishments – all RCHS athletes, parents, guardians, other relatives, friends, and other interested parties are encouraged to attend the awards ceremony at RCHS – again, that’s Thursday, November 16th

 

(OLNEY)  the Richland County High School will have its Winter Sports “Meet the Tigers” Night coming up this Friday night, on November 10th, in Ron Herrin Gym – while pictures will be taken in the 5:00 hour, the team introductions will begin at 6:00, including Olney Tiger Wrestling, Lady Tiger Basketball (Varsity & JV), the Cheer & Dance Team, and Olney Tiger Basketball (Varsity, JV, and Fresh/Soph) – the Lady Tigers have a short scrimmage at 6:15, followed by the Tigers – the doors will open to the public at 5:45

 

(DIETERICH)  the Dieterich High School will have it annual “Meet the Movin’ Maroons” night this Thursday night – the senior class will host a soup supper from 4:30 to 6:30 in the school cafeteria with the pre-event music by the high school band to start at 5:40 – then after the National Anthem at 6:00, the girls basketball team, cheerleaders, dance team, and boys basketball teams will be introduced with some short scrimmages – the cost of admittance is a personal hygiene item to be donated to the Veterans at the Danville VA Hospital – from containers of shampoo and liquid soap to tooth brushes and toothpaste, from winter coats, shirts, and pants to boxers and tennis shoes, from calling cards and gift cards to puzzle books and DVD’s, not to mention monetary donations as well – that’s all at the Dieterich High School this Thursday

 

(NEWTON)  the 2017-2018 Newton Community High School boys basketball reserved seats are now on sale for fans who had reserved seats last season – the general public sales of the reserved seats at NCHS will start next Monday, November 13th – the price is $40 per each reserved seat, plus family passes are also on sale – for more information, call Renee at the NCHS office, during regular hours, at  618-783-2303

 

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