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Wednesday, February 20, 2013
Here’s Your WHPO Sports Update…..


Top 5 Action last night:

#1 Indiana held off #4 Michigan State 72 – 68 behind Victor Oladipo’s 19 points.

#2 Miami got by Virginia 54 - 50

#5 Florida lost to Missouri 63 - 60


back at it after the All-Star break…

The Bulls beat the Hornets 96 – 87.  Luol Deng had 20 points while Joakim Noah had 17 points and 17 rebounds for Chicago.

Memphis beat Detroit 105 – 91

Brooklyn got by Milwaukee in OT 113 – 111

Charlotte 105 – Orlando 92

Toronto beat Washington 96 – 88

Boston lost to Denver 97 - 90

Utah115 - Golden State 101

San Antonio 108 – Sacramento 102

Phoenix beat Portland 102 - 98


The Chicago Blackhawks beat the Vancouver Canucks 4-3 in a shootout Tuesday night to give them 16 straight games with at least one point, matching the NHL record to start a season. 


HS Basketball….

at the Chrisman 1A Regional – 1st round action, a game you heard here on WHPO:

Chrisman beat Milford 46 – 39.  Jeff Cann had 13 points, Alex Portwood added 12 for the Bearcats in their final game of the season.

also last nite:

Schlarman got by Tri-County 55 – 47

Iroquois West 55 – Gardner-South Wilmington 44

Tri-Point beat Buckley Christ Lutheran 68 – 26

Judah Christian beat Armstrong Potomac 62 - 38

Semi-Final games at the Hoopeston 2A regional are tonight;
— No. 1 St. Joseph-Ogden vs. No. 4 Oakwood, 6 p.m.
— No. 2 Westville vs. No. 3 Bismarck-Henning, 7:30 p.m.

also tonight:
#1 seed Cissna Park faces #4 seed Villa Grove at the Heritage Regional

youth soccer news:

HAYS will hold a sign up for a spring soccer academy on Saturday, February 23rd from 1:00 P.M. to 3:00 P.M. at First Church of God, 1004 E. Orange St. in Hoopeston.  The academy is not a league but is a program designed to teach skills, team play, fundamentals and sportsmanship.  There will be light scrimmaging.  Newcomers to soccer are welcome!
The academy is $20 and includes a t-shirt.  It will run every Saturday morning, various times in the morning by age group on April 6th through May 4th.  It is for ages 4 through children in 8th grade, boys and girls.  Surrounding communities welcome.  If you have questions, please contact Kathy Harding at 217-497-6686. 


That’s your WHPO Sports Update….




and in case you are planning ahead….

Hoopeston Area Youth Baseball (that’s T-Ball, Instructional League, Minor, Major & Pony Leagues) and Hoopeston Girls Softball sign-ups will start at the WHPO Business Expo – the weekend of March 9 – 10.  Other sign-up dates will be announced….check out both leagues on Facebook.


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