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WHPO Sports Update

  • by: WHPO Editor
  • on: May 08, 2013
  • school: WHPO Sports Update

Wednesday, May 8, 2013
Here’s Your WHPO Sports Update…...


The Cubs beat the Cardinals 2 – 1

The White Sox lost to the Mets 1-0 in 10 innings.


The Knicks beat the Pacers 105 – 79

Memphis beat OKC 99 – 93

…tying up both of those 2nd round series’ at 1 – 1


The Blackhawks beat the Wild 3 – 0 to take a 3-1 lead in that playoff series


Manchester United manager Sir Alex Ferguson is retiring at the end of the season, after 26 years with the club.

Local Sports…


Schlarman Academy beat Oakwood 13-0 to clinch the VVC softball title.

Clifton Central beat PBL 11 – 1

and Hoopeston Area got by Bismarck Henning 7 – 6.  Jhance Marshall went 3-4 with 2 RBIs for the visiting lady Cornjerkers. 


Hoopeston Area beat Bismarck-Henning 10 – 0.  Kendall Walder allowed 2 hits in the five inning shut-out

GRF/C blanked Schlarman 10 – 0

Salt Fork beat Oakwood 2 – 0 to give the Storm at least a share of the VVC title.

Mahomet Seymour beat Armstrong-Potomac 26 – 0

PBL got by Clifton Central 1 – 0

That’s your WHPO Sports update….I’m Kevin Jett





University of Illinois-Springfield head men’s basketball coach Ben Wierzba will host a 1-day shooting clinic here in Hoopeston on June 1.  Basketball players in grades 6-12 can receive 2 sessions of direct shooting instruction from Coach Wierzba and his staff.  Sessions are 10am-Noon and 1-3pm on June 1 at Hoopeston Area H.S.  Fee is $35 and includes a t-shirt.  Registration forms can picked up at the high school and middle school offices