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WHPO’s Summer Sports Minute

  • by: WHPO Editor
  • on: May 29, 2013
  • school: WHPO's Summer Sports Minute

Wednesday, May 29, 2013

NBA….
Roy Hibbert had 23 points and 12 rebounds as the Indiana Pacers to beat the Miami Heat 99-92 on last night and tie the Eastern Conference finals at 2-2.
LeBron James led the Heat with 24 points before fouling out with 56 seconds to go.  Game 5 is Thursday night.


NHL….

game 7 of the Blackhawks/Red Wings series is tonight


MLB…

the Cubs/White Sox were rained out

Cardinals beat the Royals 4 – 1


College Basketball…
Oregon State junior point guard Ahmad Starks said Tuesday he will transfer to Illinois.
Starks, a 5-foot-9 guard, decided to leave Oregon State to be closer to his ailing grandmother in Chicago. He will seek a family hardship waiver from the NCAA and could be eligible to play for the Illini next season.  Starks started 73 games in three seasons at Oregon State and is Oregon State’s career leader in 3-pointers

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


SUMMER SPORT CAMPS:

• University of Illinois-Springfield head men’s basketball coach Ben Wierzba’s 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
• 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.