Thursday, May 30, 2013
Here’s Your WHPO Summer Sports Minute…....
The Blackhawks beat the Red Wings 2 – 1 on a Brent Seabrook overtime goal to win game 7 of their 2nd round series and advance to the Western Conference Finals to take on the defending Stanley Cup champions Los Angles Kings
Dioner Navarro hit 3 home runs as the Cubs beat the White Sox 9 - 3
Cardinals beat the Royals again, 5 – 3
In International soccer friendlies….
The US lost to Belgium 4 – 2
Germany beat Ecuador 4 – 2
and England and Ireland played to a 1-1 draw
University trustees have signed off on a $200,000 annual raise and contract extension for Illinois basketball coach John Groce.
Groce’s salary will increase to $1.2 million a year. His contract now runs through April 2018.
That’s your Summer Sports minute….I’m Kevin Jett
SUMMER SPORT CAMPS:
• 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.