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Thursday, June 5th

Here’s Your WHPO Sports Report…..

MLB….

Cardinals beat Royals 5-2 in 11 innings

Cubs beat the Mets 5-4

White Sox got by the Dodgers 2-1

NHL…Stanley Cup Finals…

Kings beat the Rangers 3-2 in OT to take a 1-0 Finals series lead.

NFL….

Colin Kaepernick and the San Francisco 49ers struck a deal Wednesday on a six-year contract extension, which sources say is worth more than $110 million—including a record $61 million guaranteed.The deal ties Kaepernick to the 49ers through the 2020 season and puts him among the 10 highest-paid quarterbacks in the NFL.

NBA….

Reigning MVP Kevin Durant of the Oklahoma City Thunder was the only unanimous selection on the All-NBA first team.  Joining Durant on the 1st team include:  Lebron James, James Harden, Chris Paul, and the Bulls’ Joakim Noah. 


Local…

Danville Dans pitcher CJ Burdick tossed a no-hitter as the Dans blanked Springfield 6-0. 

and Another professional sports team is coming to Danville. The Danville Riverhawks Professional Basketball Club will join the city which already hosts the Danville Dans Baseball team of the Prospect League and the Dashers of the Federal Hockey League.

The Riverhawks are slated to play 10 regular season home games at the David S. Palmer Arena starting next January.  What league the team will play in will be determined in the next few weeks.  And though previously mentioned in other media reports, former DACC men’s basketball coach and current Milford HS Athletic Director and head boys baskeball coach John Spezia is NOT involved with the Danville Riverhawks and intends to stay with the Milford school district. 


golf outings…can still register for:
Hoopeston Rotary @ Hubbard Trail this Friday, June 6.  Shotgun starts at either 8am or 1pm Contact Jim Bowers at 304-3864
or
United Way of Danville Area – sponsored by Bowman Esates of Danvile and Harbor Light Hospice is Friday, June 13 @ Rivercrest in Covington.  Just $160 a foursome that includes lunch – with all proceeds to benefit the United Way – which funds over 20 area agencies and programs.  Contact Charity at Bowman Estates at 431-4200 for information or to register.  Also visit:  www.bowmanestate-slf.com
and
plan ahead for…..Hoopeston Area Sports Booster Cornjerker outing - July 26

5K:
also check out this weekend’s Cornjerker 5K – this Saturday, June 7.  Contact Trisha Curry at 304-1086 to get in the race. 

Also….Hoopeston Area HS is hosting several summer sport camps – including baseball which starts today, wrestling next week, as well as volleyball, girls and boys basketball, football and soccer.  Visit the Hoopeston Area district website for a brochure on all those camps.  (http://www.hoopeston.k12.il.us/images/2014%20camp%20brochure.pdf )

 

 

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