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WHPO Sports Report

  • by: WHPO Editor
  • on: January 21, 2014
  • school: WHPO Sports Report

Monday, January 20, 2014
Here’s Your WHPO Sports Report…..

The match-up for Super Bowl XLVII (48) has been set – as the Denver Broncos will face the Seattle Seahawks in New York on Feb. 2. 

Denver knocked of the New England Patriots 26 – 16 in the AFC title game.  Peyton Manning threw for 400 yards and 2 TDs in the Bronco win.

Seattle held on to beat the 49ers 23 – 17 for the NFC championship. 


NHL…

Patrick Kane scored in a shootout to lift the Chicago Blackhawks to a 3-2 win over Boston on Sunday in a rematch of last season’s Stanley Cup finals

Soccer…

Chelsea beat Manchester United 3 – 1

Tottenham beat Swansea 3 - 1


College Basketball…

Big Ten action Saturday…

The Illini dropped their 4th straight – losing to #4 Michigan State at home 78 – 62

Michigan upset #3 Wisconsin 77 – 70

Purdue got by Penn State 65 - 64


HS Boys Basketball…

Hoopeston Area opened up play at the Vermilion County tournament Saturday with a 59 – 52 win over Oakwood.  Brennan Crose led the Cornjerkers with 19 points. 


HS Girls Basketball….

Vermilion County Tourney….

Bismarck-Henning beat Oakwood 43 – 40

Hoopeston Area lost to Salt Fork 31 – 19. 


Tune in this week for WHPO’s continuing coverage of the Boys & Girls Vermilion County tournament games – starting tonight as the Hoopeston Area girls face Bismarck-Henning at 6:30. 

That’s Sports…..I’m Kevin Jett