Friday, July 19, 2013
Here’s Your WHPO Summer Sports Minute…..
The All-Star break ends today….the Cubs are at Colorado, the Cardinals host the Padres, and the Braves visit the White Sox.
Zach Johnson leads the British Open after day one with a 5-under 66. Mark O’Meara is one shot back in 2nd place. Tiger Woods and Phil Mickelson each shot an opening round 69.
Indianapolis Colts tight end Weslye Saunders has been suspended eight games without pay after violating the league’s policy on performance-enhancing substances.
Dallas Cowboys defensive tackle and former Illini Josh Brent retired from football at the age of 25 on Thursday, as he prepares to defend himself against a manslaughter charge in the drunken-driving crash last year that killed a teammate.
Hoopeston Hornet Youth Football, Cheer & Dance sign-ups have started. The next dates to register are July 20, 10-2 and July 21 Noon-2 at the youth football field on 6th Ave. Contact President Jeff Compton at 772-1398 or stop by Razor’s Edge barbershop for more information
Also….youth soccer sign-ups continue – visit danvillesoccer.org to register your player for the fall Danville Area Soccer Association season. July 20 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 soccer rec league at Winter Park in Danville.
That’s your Summer Sports minute….I’m Kevin Jett