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Tuesday, April 30, 2013
Here’s Your WHPO Sports Update…...


The Brooklyn Nets avoided playoff elimination and forced a game six after beating the Bulls 110 – 91

Atlanta beat the Pacers 102 – 91

Houston forced a game 5 after holding on to beat OKC 105 - 103


Cincinnati got by St. Louis 2 -1

Cubs beat the Padres 5 – 3


The NY Jets released quarterback Tim Tebow Monday.


Blackhawks start their run at the Stanley Cup with game 1 of their 1st round playoff series tonight vs. the Minnesota Wild.

College Sports…

The University of Illinois has sold the naming rights for Assembly Hall to State Farm Insurance
In a 30-year, $60 million agreement announced Monday… the home of the university’s basketball teams will be known immediately as State Farm Center. The change comes as the 50-year-old arena undergoes a renovation that is scheduled to be completed in the fall of 2016.

The Illini shot a five over par 293 on Sunday to win their fifth straight Big Ten Championship by nine strokes over Minnesota.


Local Sports…


Milford beat GRF/C 5 -4.  Clayton Rieches 2-3 with an RBI and struck out 12 for the complete game win.

Schlarman scored all 4 of their runs in the 7th inning to beat Hoopeston Area 4 – 3.

St. Thomas Moore held on to beat Cissna Park 7 – 6.

Dylan Dodd singled in the winning run with a full count and 2 outs in the 7th to lead Bismarck-Henning over Armstrong-Potomac 1 – 0.

Salt Fork beat Westville 10 -1

St. Joe Odgen beat Watseka 6 – 1.


Schlarman Academy beat Hoopeston Area 12 – 1

Salt Fork beat Westville 18 – 1

Bismarck-Henning got by Armstrong Potomac 3 – 2.

Unity beat PBL 8 – 4


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


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