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WHPO Summer Sports Minute

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

Illini Basketball….
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


• 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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