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Friday, March 1, 2013
Here’s Your WHPO Sports Update….


The Chicago Blackhawks remain undefeated as they beat the Blues 3 – 0 in St. Louis.  Jonathan Toews scored twice for the Hawks who are 17-0-3 and have scored a point in their NHL-record setting 20th straight game. 


#2 Gonzaga beat BYU 70 - 65

#3 Duke lost to Virginia 73 – 68

Ohio State beat Northwestern 63 – 53


Joakim Noah had 23 points, 21 rebounds and a career-high 11 blocks for his third career triple-double and the Chicago Bulls ended a two-game losing streak with a 93-82 victory over the Philadelphia 76ers on Thursday.

LA Clippers beat the Pacers 99 – 91.  Chris Paul had 29 points for the Clippers

LA Lakers over Minnesota 116 – 94.  Kobe Bryant poured in 33 points for LA.


HS Basketball…

Arthur-Lovington knocked off Salt Fork last night at the Schlarman 1A Sectional.  The Knights return to Danville tonight to take on Cissna Park in that Sectional Championship.  Game time is 7:30.

Also last night, St Joe-Odgen knocked off Kankakee Bishop McNamara 66 – 59 in OT to advance to the Unity 2A Sectional Championship game tonight versus Monticello


And good luck to Hoopeston Area’s Brennan Crose and Daniel Lawson as they compete in the IHSA Class 2A 3-point shootout at the Unity Sectional tonight.

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

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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.

Also holding sign-ups at the Expo:  Hoopeston Area Girls Softball and Hoopeston Stingrays Swimming. 


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