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Thursday, May 9, 2013
Here’s your WHPO Sports Update….

NBA…

The Miami Heat evened their 2nd round playoff series with Chicago by embarrassing the Bulls 115-78 last night.  The game saw 9 technical fouls assessed, 6 to the Bulls including ejections for Joakim Noah and Taj Gibson.

Golden State beat San Antonio 100 – 91 to tie that series at 1 game a-piece.


MLB…

White Sox 6 – Mets 3

Cardinals beat the Cubs 5 – 4. 


College Football…

Larry Kehres (“care-es”), who turned Mount Union into a Division III powerhouse winning 11 national titles, is stepping down.
Kehres, 63, had a remarkable 332-24-3 record in his 27 seasons with the Purple Raiders. His teams were unbeaten in the regular season 21 times.
His .929 winning percentage in all games is the best ever at the college level.


Local Sports…

Softball:

Salt Fork beat Watseka 4-3

Bismarck Henning 9 – Westville 8

Schlarman 12 – Armstrong Potomac 3

PBL beat Milford 18 – 8

G-RF/C 17 – Oakwood 1

Baseball:

Westville got by B-H 1-0 as the Tigers Kyle Brazas tossed his first career no-hitter.

Salt Fork beat Tuscola 10 – 4

Rantoul 10 – PBL 5

Schlarman beat A-P 6-3

Cissna Park 6 – Milford 3

 

ALSO:

Clint Schwartz has been named the Head Football Coach at Milford/Cissna Park, replacing Nate Albaugh who took the head football position at Champaign Central.

For the past two years Schwartz has been the Assistant Varsity Football Coach and Defensive Coordinator at Milford/Cissna Park. He was the Milford/CP Head Football Coach for one season in 2010.  Schwartz is a 2009 Eastern Illinois graduate and teaches Junior High math at Milford.

 

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

 

 

 

Announcement:

University of Illinois-Springfield head men’s basketball coach Ben Wierzba will host a 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

 

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