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Wednesday, June 26, 2013
Here’s Your WHPO Summer Sports Minute…...


The Cubs lost to the Brewers 9 – 3….the same day they announced they were designating beleaguered relief pitcher Carlos Marmol for assignment, likely ending Marmol’s time with the Cubs, the only team he has played for since entering the league in 2006. 

The White Sox got by the Mets 5 – 4 on an Alexi Ramirez single in the bottom of the 9th.

Cardinals beat up on the Astros 13 – 5. 

College Baseball….

UCLA won its first-ever national championship in baseball, beating Mississippi State 8 – 0 in the final game of the College World Series. 


That’s your Summer Sports minute….I’m Kevin Jett


• Major League Soccer’s Chicago Fire will host a camp for ages 3-high school July 8-12 right here in Hoopeston.  This unique opportunity brings professional soccer players and coaches to Hoopeston for individualized instruction.  The camp fee includes a dri-fit t-shirt, ball, and a free ticket for the player to a Chicago Fire game. The cost is one-third the cost of area 4 day soccer camps at local colleges.  Look up Hoopeston Area Youth Soccer on Facebook or contact Kathy Harding or Kevin Jett for more information.

• Cornjerker football camp:  New Year, New Team, One Dream.
Hoopeston Cornjerker football camp for grades 3-12 will be held July 22-25 at the high school practice field behind the bus parking lot. Grades 3-6 will practice from
9-11 a.m. Grades 7-12 will hit the field from 6-8 p.m. Cost is $15, payable to HAHS Football. Deadline is July 5. Extra t-shirts are $10. For more information, contact
Coach Michl Kearney, (217) 283-6661.


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