We are in the process of gathering candidates for the Top 10 high school sports athletes of the decade in Oak Park and River Forest that we will announce in a story this summer, and we'd like your help.
As the track and field regular season winds down — just one meet left before the West Suburban (Silver) Conference Meet — and the OPRF boys team preps to make a run at a possible Class 3A state title or Top 5 finish, we recently caught up with one of the Huskies’ stars, Malachy Schrobilgen.
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.