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.
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.
#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.