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Monday, May 20, 2013
Here’s Your WHPO Sports Update…....

NBA…

The NBA Playoffs are down to 4 teams…..

Sunday saw the Spurs take game one of the Western Conference Finals, beating the Grizzles 105-83. 

Miami will face Indiana in game one of the Eastern Conference Finals on Wednesday


MLB…

Yesterday… the White Sox lost to the Angels 6-2

The Cardinals beat the Brewers 4-2

and the Mets beat the Cubs at Wrigley 4-3


NHL…

The Detriot Red Wings evened their series with the Chicago Blackhawks Saturday, winning game two, 4 – 1

Racing…

Jimmy Johnson won yesterday’s Sprint All-Star race at Charlotte Motor Speedway

and Ed Carpenter won the pole position for the up-coming Indianapolis 500

Tennis…

Rafael Nadal and Serena Williams each won titles at the Italian Open


Preakness…

15-1 longshot Oxbow won the Preakness on Saturday…preventing Kentucky Derby winner Orb from a Triple Crown victory.

 

Soccer…

Sir Alex Ferguson ended his managerial career with a 5-5 draw vs. West Bromwich.  The 71-year old Ferguson lead Manchester United for 1, 500 matches over 26 years.


Local Sports…

baseball:

Cissna Park lost to Salt Fork 13-3 Saturday in the 1A Regional at Cissna.  The Timberwolves finish the season 13-17.  Salt Fork is 20-7 and moves on to face East Central at the LeRoy Sectional on Wednesday.

 


upcoming camps:

• Hoopeston Area Lady Cornjerkers varsity basketball coach Clint Mathewson will host a camp May 28-31 for girls 1st thru 8th grade.  Contact Coach Mathewson at 283-6661 or mathewcm@hoopeston.k12.il.us for more information.
• CORNJERKER BASEBALL PROGRAM.  MAY 29th – MAY 31, 2013
GRADES:  boys grades 3 through (Incoming) 9th grade boys
TIME: 9:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.
COST: $40.00 per player. (Price includes a Cornjerker Baseball Camp T-Shirt)
Contact Coach Heuer at the Hoopeston Middle School, 283-6664 for more information

 

That’s your WHPO Sports update….I’m Kevin Jett

 


SUMMER SPORT CAMPS:

Contact WHPO for information on the following summer sport camps here in Hoopeston:

• Hoopeston Area Lady Cornjerkers varsity basketball coach Clint Mathewson will host a camp May 28-31 for girls 1st thru 8th grade.  Contact Coach Mathewson at 283-6661 or mathewcm@hoopeston.k12.il.us for more information.

• MAY 29th – MAY 31, 2013
Join former and present Cornjerker baseball players who will help
teach the basic fundamental knowledge and skills for the game of baseball. There will be a large focus on the offensive side of the game including bunting, hitting, base running, and offensive tactics. The campers will also be taught proper throwing mechanics, fielding, position play, and foot work. Overall, the camp is to provide more insight for the game of baseball while having fun and receiving good instruction. The players can also learn what is expected of them to be able to compete at the high school and junior high level in the CORNJERKER BASEBALL PROGRAM.
GRADES:
Open to boys grades 3 through (Incoming) 9th grade boys
TIME:9:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.
COST: $40.00 per player. (Price includes a Cornjerker Baseball Camp T-Shirt)
LOCATION:
Hoopeston Area High School Baseball Field
REGISTRATION:
Complete and return this form to Coach Carl Heuer with registration fee.
(Checks Payable to: Cornjeker Baseball)

For any additional questions or concerns, contact Carl Heuer by email
heuercj@hoopeston.k12.il.us

• University of Illinois-Springfield head men’s basketball coach Ben Wierzba’s 1-day shooting clinic here in Hoopeston on June 1.  Basketball players in grades 6-12 can receive 2 sessions of direct shooting instruction from Coach Wierzba and his staff.  Sessions are 10am-Noon and 1-3pm on June 1 at Hoopeston Area H.S.  Fee is $35 and includes a t-shirt.  Registration forms can picked up at the high school and middle school offices
• Hoopeston Area Head Soccer Coach John Klaber’s annual youth soccer camp will be June 17-19.  You can learn more about the camp and Coach Klaber’s program at:  www.cornjerkersoccer.com.
• Major League Soccer’s Chicago Fire will host a camp for ages 3-high school July 8-12.  This unique opportunity brings professional soccer players and coaches to Hoopeston for individualized instruction.  The camp fee includes a t-shirt, ball, and a free ticket for the player to a Chicago Fire game.

 

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