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Friday, May 31, 2013
Here’s Your WHPO Summer Sports Minute…..


The Heat beat the Pacers 90 – 79 to take a 3-2 Eastern Conference Finals series lead. 


The Cubs beat the White Sox 8 – 3.  A game that saw Cubs pitcher Travis Wood hit a grand slam to help his cause

Kansas City beat St. Louis 4 – 2 – the day 13-time all-star George Brett joined the Royals staff as hitting coach.


Good luck to the Vermilion Valley Conference’s own Salt Fork Storm baseball team as they have advanced to the Class 1A Final Four.  The Storm play Granville Putnam County today at 10 am in Peoria.

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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