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WHPO Summer Sports Minute

  • by: WHPO Editor
  • on: July 08, 2013
  • school: WHPO Summer Sports Minute

Monday, July 8, 2013
Here’s Your WHPO Summer Sports Minute…..

Tennis…

Andy Murray won Wimbledon in straight sets over Novak Djokovic

MLB….

The Cubs beat the Pirates 4 – 3 in 11 innings yesterday

The White Sox lost to Tampa Bay 3 – 1

Cardinals beat Miami 3 – 2


NASCAR….

Jimmy Johnson won at Daytona Saturday night.


NBA….

Dwight Howard on Friday agreed to a four-year, $88 million contract with the Houston Rockets.

Local…

Major League Soccer’s Chicago Fire are in Hoopeston starting today through the end of this week to host a camp for ages 3-high school.  This unique opportunity brings professional soccer players and coaches to Hoopeston for individualized soccer instruction.  The camp fee includes a dri-fit t-shirt, ball, and a free ticket for the player to a Chicago Fire game.  Stop at the youth soccer complex on S. 6th Ave. before 9am today to walk up and register your player.


That’s your Summer Sports minute….I’m Kevin Jett

SUMMER SPORT CAMPS:

• Cornjerker football camp:  New Year, New Team, One Dream.
Hoopeston Cornjerker football camp for grades 3-12 will be held July 22-25 at the high school practice field behind the bus parking lot. Grades 3-6 will practice from
9-11 a.m. Grades 7-12 will hit the field from 6-8 p.m. Cost is $15, payable to HAHS Football. Deadline is July 5. Extra t-shirts are $10. For more information, contact
Coach Michl Kearney, (217) 283-6661.