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Monday, September 16, 2013
Here’s Your WHPO Sports Report…...

NFL…

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

NASCAR….

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. 

Baseball…

Cardinals pounded the Mariners 12 – 2

Cubs lost to the Pirates 3 - 2

White Sox lost to the Indians 7 - 1


College Football…

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.

High School….

football…

from Friday:

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. 

soccer….

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

 

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