For the first time since 1988, weight classes for Illinois high school wrestlers will change next season. The National Federation of State High School Associations Wrestling Rules Committee has decided to up the weight classes for grapplers, beginning with the 103-pound class moving to 106 pounds, along with 10 of the 14 classes also making a change.
Oak Parker Melissa Stockwell recently graced the cover of USA Triathlon Magazine. Stockwell, who has been featured on CNN and CBS News as well as in Wednesday Journal and several other news agencies over the years for her athletic prowess, was named Women's Paratriathlete of the Year by USA Triathlon.
Chris Ledbetter called, breathless, ecstatic; if projectile spit could somehow make its way through a phone receiver, then I would have been immediately grabbing for a tissue. OPRF High School's head baseball coach had something big to tell me.
If you ask me -- and I doubt anyone is -- there was just a little too much respect going on in the Dawg Pound last night in the field house during the OPRF boys basketball team’s final regular season game against York.