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Thursday, February 28, 2013
Here’s Your WHPO Sports Update…..


Top 5 action last night:

Penn State upset No. 4 Michigan 84-78 on Wednesday night for its first Big Ten win of the season. 

#5 Miami beat Virginia Tech 76 – 58

#7 Georgetown survived double OT and squeeked by UConn 79 – 78.


winners last night:  Oklahoma City, Detroit, Cleveland, Sacramento,  Memphis, Milwaukee, Phoenix in OP, Atlanta, Denver, and New York beat Golden State – even as Stephen Curry scored 54 points for the Warriors


The San Francisco 49ers have agreed to trade quarterback Alex Smith to the Kansas City Chiefs.  Kansas City will trade its second-round pick in the 2013 draft - as well as another conditional mid-round pick in 2014 to acquire Smith from San Francisco.  The 49ers now own 15 picks in the 2013 draft.

HS Basketball…

Cissna Park beat St. Anne 56 – 48 in the semifinals of the class 1A Sectional at Schlarman.  Alex Rabe and Cole Hasselbring each at 16 points for the Timberwolves, who wait for the winner of the Salt Fork – Arthur Lovington game tonight to determine who they play for the Sectional Championship Friday night.


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




Hoopeston Area Youth Baseball will hold sign ups for Pony League, Major, Minor, Instructional League and T-ball at the WHPO Business Expo at the civic center on Saturday March 9th from 10:00 A.M. to 4:00 P.M. and on Sunday, March 10th from 12:00 p.m. to 3:00 p.m.  Children must be age 5 by Aug. 1st to participate in T-ball.  Fees are $40 for T-ball and $60 for all other divisions.  Family discounts apply.  For more information, please contact HAYB President Quentin Morgan at 217-530-1923 or Secretary, Kathy Harding at 217-497-6686.  Last day for Pony League sign ups are March 18th and last day for youth baseball is April 1st.  Another sign up will be held March 16th from 10:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m. at city hall in Hoopeston.


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