Monday, September 16, 2013
Here’s Your WHPO Sports Report…...
Jay Cutler fired a 16-yard touchdown pass to Martellus Bennett with 10 seconds left to lead the Chicago Bears to a 31-30 victory over the Minnesota Vikings on Sunday. Devin Hester returned five kickoffs for a Bears-record 249 yards—including a 76-yarder and an 80-yarder.
Colts lost to the Dolphins 24-20
Other NFL winners: Denver, Oakland, New Orleans, Arizona, Houston, Baltimore, San Diego, Kansas City, Green Bay, Buffalo, Atlanta, and Seattle
Matt Kenseth restored order to a chaotic week for NASCAR with a victory over teammate Kyle Busch in the opening race for the Sprint Cup championship at Chicago Speedway in Joliet.
Cardinals pounded the Mariners 12 – 2
Cubs lost to the Pirates 3 - 2
White Sox lost to the Indians 7 - 1
Illinois lost to Washington on Saturday 34 – 24
Purdue lost to Notre Dame 31 - 24
Alabama received all but one of the 60 first-place AP Poll votes after beating #6 Texas A&M and the rest of the top five was unchanged, with Oregon, Clemson, Ohio State and Stanford rounding out the top 5.
Salt Fork beat Westville 42 – 29
Arcola beat Oakwood/A-P 21 – 13
Hoopeston Area lost at Georgetown-RF 54 – 0
and Milford/CP lost to Bismarck-Henning 17 – 15. Dalton Duncan hit the game-winning field goal with 17 seconds to play. Patrick Ganley rushed for 232 yards and 2 touchdowns for the Blue Devils. Josh Marquez had both Bearcat touchdowns in the 2nd half.
Hoopeston Area won its Cornjerker Classic tournament over the weekend with a 1-0 victory over Blue Ridge in the Championship Game. The Cornjerkers are 9-1, winning 7 of their last 8 matches.
That’s Sports ….I’m Kevin Jett