Friday, January 24, 2014
Here’s Your WHPO Sports Report…..
Illinois lost its 5th straight, Ohio State snapped a 4-game losing streak as the Buckeyes beat the Illini 62 – 55.
Penn State beat Nebraska 58 – 54
#1 Arizona beat Colorado 69 - 57
#6 Alabama got by Florida 68 – 62
Heat beat the Lakers 109 – 102
Denver lost to Portland 110 - 105
2014 NBA All-Star Starters
LeBron James, MIA
Paul George, IND
Carmelo Anthony, NYK
Dwyane Wade, MIA
Kyrie Irving, CLE
Kevin Durant, OKC
Stephen Curry, GS
Kobe Bryant, LAL
Blake Griffin, LAC
Kevin Love, MIN
Blackhawks lost to the Minnesota Wild 2 – 1
St. Louis Blue beat the NY Rangers 2 - 1
Rafael Nadal beat Roger Federer in straights sets in the semi-finals of the Australian Open
HS Girls Basketball…
Milford beat Buckley Christ Lutheran 55 -11
Vermilion Co. Tournament – pool play continued despite area school closings….:
Hoopeston Area lost to Bismarck-Henning 45 – 31. The Blue Devils move onto tomorrow’s nights Championship game against defending champion Westville. The Cornjerkers will play for 3rd place taking on Salt Fork.
Head coach John Spezia will return to coach the Milford Bearcats boys’ basketball team Tuesday against Salt Fork after a car accident sidelined him since New Year’s Eve.
Spezia guided the Bearcats to an undefeated start and a Watseka Holiday Tournament championship before suffering an injury sustained in a car accident that fractured his ankle and femur.
don’t forget about the Vermilion County Cheerleading competition that is this Saturday at the Palmer Arena in Danville. Competition starts at 10am.
That’s Sports…..I’m Kevin Jett