Monday, May 13, 2013
Here’s Your WHPO Sports Update…..
The Cubs got by the Nationals 2 – 1
The Cardinals lost to the Rockies 8 – 2
White Sox 3 – LA Angels 0
Tiger Woods held off Sergio Garcia to win the Players Championship at Sawgrass.
Golden State beat San Antonio 97 – 87 to tie that series at 2-2
game 5 of the Bulls vs. Heat is tonight
Matt Kenseth won the Southern 500 at Darlington on Saturday.
the Chicago Blackhawks will face the Detroit Red Wings in the Western Conference finals. Game 1 is Wednesday night.
Cissna Park took both games of a doubleheader with Georgetown-RF/C, 6-2 and 12-1. Beau Anderson struck out 7 in game 1. Game 2 saw Cole Hasselbring give up 1 hit and 1 run, while Alex Rabe and Tyson Rogers were both 2-3 from the plate.
Regional play begins today:
today: Hoopeston Area v. Bismarck-Henning
@ Cissna Park
today: Armstrong Potomac v. Champaign Judah Christian
Thursday: Cissna Park v. Schlarman
@ Iroquois West
Wednesday: Iroquois West v. Buckley Christ Lutheran
Thursday: Milford v. Tri Point
Hoopeston Area has 9 headed to the middle school State Meet In Peoria next weekend. Olivia Huls in the Hurdles and the Long Jump. Alex Riddle in both the shot and discus. Mercy Linder and Ariel Reeves finished 1st and 2nd in the Discus at sectionals to move onto state. Trey Houmes and Logan Walder finished 1st and 2nd in the 1600 and will run on Friday in Peoria. Walder also won the 800. The 7th grade boys 4 X 400 relay team of (Clay Goodrum, Chet Stock, Trey Houmes, Logan Walder, and alternate Will Franke) finished 2nd and will participate in the last event of the day on Saturday.
Blake Reifsteck won three events and helped the 400 relay team get the win as the Bismarck-Henning 8th grade boys’ team won the Class 8A IESA title.
Reifsteck won the 100 meter dash (12 seconds), the 400 (24.60) and the long jump (19 feet, 9¾ inches) for Bismarck-Henning while the 400 team won with a time of 49.05.
Visit whporadio.com for information on our sports page about local camps and clinics coming up this summer here in Hoopeston.
-Hoopeston Area girls’ basketball & boys baseball camps
-One day basketball shooting camp hosted by Hoopeston Area head coach Matt Colston, featuring the coaches of UofI-Springfield
-2 soccer camps including the annual Cornjerker soccer camp and a camp for all ages in Hoopeston hosted by the MLS Chicago Fire.
That’s your WHPO Sports update….I’m Kevin Jett
SUMMER SPORT CAMPS:
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 firstname.lastname@example.org for more information.
• MAY 29th – MAY 31, 2013
Join former and present Cornjerker baseball players who will help
teach the basic fundamental knowledge and skills for the game of baseball. There will be a large focus on the offensive side of the game including bunting, hitting, base running, and offensive tactics. The campers will also be taught proper throwing mechanics, fielding, position play, and foot work. Overall, the camp is to provide more insight for the game of baseball while having fun and receiving good instruction. The players can also learn what is expected of them to be able to compete at the high school and junior high level in the CORNJERKER BASEBALL PROGRAM.
Open to boys grades 3 through (Incoming) 9th grade boys
TIME:9:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.
COST: $40.00 per player. (Price includes a Cornjerker Baseball Camp T-Shirt)
Hoopeston Area High School Baseball Field
Complete and return this form to Coach Carl Heuer with registration fee.
(Checks Payable to: Cornjeker Baseball)
For any additional questions or concerns, contact Carl Heuer by email
• 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: www.cornjerkersoccer.com.
• 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.