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WHPO Summer Sports Minute

  • by: WHPO Editor
  • on: June 04, 2013
  • school: WHPO Summer Sports Minute

Tuesday, June 4, 2013
Here’s Your WHPO Summer Sports Minute

NBA…

LeBron James scored 32 points and grabbed eight rebounds as the Miami Heat ran away from the Indiana Pacers 99-76 in Game 7 of the Eastern Conference series on Monday night.  The Heat will play the San Antonio in Game 1 of the NBA Finals on Thursday in Miami. 

also… Jason Kidd announced his retirement Monday after 19 seasons.  The 10-time All-Star led the NBA in assists five times and finishes his a career second all-time in assists and steals behind John Stockton.

MLB…

Cardinals beat the Diamondbacks 7 - 1

White Sox lost to the Mariners 4-2

Cubs had the night off

NHL…

Game 3 of the Blackhawks/LA Kings Western Conference Finals series is tonight.

NFL…

Hall of Fame defensive end Deacon Jones passed away yesterday.  He was 74.


Big Ten….

The New York Yankee’s new college football bowl game the “Pinstripe Bowl” and the Big Ten have agreed to an eight-year partnership, it was announced Monday.  Starting in 2014, a team from the Big Ten will play an ACC team in the game to be held annually at Yankee Stadium.


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


SUMMER SPORT CAMPS:

• Hoopeston Area Head Soccer Coach John Klaber’s annual youth soccer camp will be June 17-19.  You can learn more about the camp and Coach Klaber’s program at:  www.cornjerkersoccer.com.
• Major League Soccer’s Chicago Fire will host a camp for ages 3-high school July 8-12.  This unique opportunity brings professional soccer players and coaches to Hoopeston for individualized instruction.  The camp fee includes a t-shirt, ball, and a free ticket for the player to a Chicago Fire game.