Monday, January 20, 2014
Here’s Your WHPO Sports Report…..
The match-up for Super Bowl XLVII (48) has been set – as the Denver Broncos will face the Seattle Seahawks in New York on Feb. 2.
Denver knocked of the New England Patriots 26 – 16 in the AFC title game. Peyton Manning threw for 400 yards and 2 TDs in the Bronco win.
Seattle held on to beat the 49ers 23 – 17 for the NFC championship.
Patrick Kane scored in a shootout to lift the Chicago Blackhawks to a 3-2 win over Boston on Sunday in a rematch of last season’s Stanley Cup finals
Chelsea beat Manchester United 3 – 1
Tottenham beat Swansea 3 - 1
Big Ten action Saturday…
The Illini dropped their 4th straight – losing to #4 Michigan State at home 78 – 62
Michigan upset #3 Wisconsin 77 – 70
Purdue got by Penn State 65 - 64
HS Boys Basketball…
Hoopeston Area opened up play at the Vermilion County tournament Saturday with a 59 – 52 win over Oakwood. Brennan Crose led the Cornjerkers with 19 points.
HS Girls Basketball….
Vermilion County Tourney….
Bismarck-Henning beat Oakwood 43 – 40
Hoopeston Area lost to Salt Fork 31 – 19.
Tune in this week for WHPO’s continuing coverage of the Boys & Girls Vermilion County tournament games – starting tonight as the Hoopeston Area girls face Bismarck-Henning at 6:30.
That’s Sports…..I’m Kevin Jett