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Friday, May 10, 2013
Here’s Your WHPO Sports Update…..


Chicago beat Minnesota 5 – 1 last night to win their 1st round playoff series 4 games to 1. 


The Cubs, Cardinals & White Sox all had the day off.

Cleveland beat Oakland 9-2

Yankees 3 – Rockies 1

Nationals beat Tigers 5-4

Kansas City 6 – Baltimore 2

Twins beat the Red Sox 5-3

Pirates lost to the Mets 3 – 2

Tampa Bay got by Toronto 5-4 in 10 innings

Atlanta beat 6 – SF 3

Arizona 2 – Philadelphia 1

Angles 6 – Astros 5


Roberto Castro shot a 9-under 63 on Thursday in his debut round at The Players Championship to match the Stadium Course record and take the first-round lead at TPC Sawgrass.  Castro holds a 3-shot lead over Rory McIlroy and Zach Johnson, who both shot 66 on Thursday. Tiger Woods was in a logjam at fourth place after an opening round 67.

Local Sports…

Watseka swept Tri-Point in both baseball & softball:  The baseball team won 5-1, and the Lady Warriors won in softball 6 – 2. 

Regional play begins Monday for most area baseball & softball teams.


Watseka’s Emily Allhands and Allee Bunting both qualified for the Class 1A State track meet in the shot in discus respectively.

Visit for information on our sports page about local camps and clinics coming up in May and June here in Hoopeston.


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


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 for more information.
• 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:
• 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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