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Friday, July 12, 2013
Here’s Your WHPO Summer Sports Minute…...


Edwin Jackson earned his third straight win, combining with four relievers on a four-hitter, and Anthony Rizzo drove in all the runs to lead the Chicago Cubs to a 3-0 victory over the St. Louis Cardinals on Thursday night.

Josh Phegley’s 6th inning grand slam gave starter Chris Sale some long-awaited offensive support, and the Chicago White Sox went on to beat the Detroit Tigers 6-3 on Thursday in a game that included a bench-clearing altercation shortly after the White Sox took the lead.


The Los Angeles Lakers officially parted ways with Metta World Peace (formerly Ron Artest) on Thursday night in an NBA luxury tax-cutting measure that will mean approximately $14 million in savings for the team.


Mexico beat Canada 2 – 1 in Gold Cup action last night.


Hoopeston Hornet youth football sign-ups start this weekend….there’s still time to register for Cornjerker Football camp…..and fall youth soccer sign-ups need to be in this weekend to avoid a late-fee.  Visit and click ‘Sports” and look under the most recent report for more information

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

Camp & Fall Sports information:

Hoopeston Cornjerker football camp for grades 3-12 will be held July 22-25. 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. Registration Deadline was July 5, so contact Coach Michl Kearney, at 283-6661 to get your player signed up.

Hoopeston Hornet Youth Football, Cheer & Dance sign-ups start this weekend – Saturday the 13th from 10 -2 and Sunday the 14th Noon-2.  Contact President Jeff Compton at 772-1398 for more information

Also….youth soccer sign-ups are happening now – visit to register your player for the fall Danville Area Soccer Association season.  July 13 is the cut-off to avoid a late fee.  Find Hoopeston Area Youth Soccer on Facebook…or contact your local rep for information on your town playing in the annual fall rec league at Winter Park in Danville.

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