Concordia University Chicago head baseball coach Spiro Lempesis was abruptly fired from his duties at the school on Sept. 27. The university would not provide specific reasons for the skipper's termination.
After running to second place at a stocked Richard Spring Invitational held at Peoria's Detweiller Park the week before, nothing seems to be standing in the way of the OPRF boys cross-country team this season.
Hosting cross-town rival Fenwick couldn't come at a better time for the OPRF soccer team. The matchup always produces an intense game, and a win could give the Huskies momentum with top-ranked Lyons Township on the horizon.
With a 28-7 victory over Leo on Sunday evening at Gately Stadium in Chicago, the Fenwick football program indicated it's looking forward to returning to the White Division of the Catholic League next season.
Fifth place at the Prospect Invitational was a monumental finish for the OPRF tennis team on Saturday. The finish was the best in six years for the Huskies, who had three fifth place finishers in the 16-team tournament.
The sports blog at www.oakpark.com, Wednesday Journal's new website, is going to blow your mind. Why? Because the topics range from nothing in particular to everything specific, and the posts will be more regular than a old man on ex-lax.
Before leaving for the 12th annual Wendy's Spring Classic High School Softball Invitational in Ashland, Ohio, this week, the OPRF softball team rebounded from a loss to No. 1-ranked Sandburg to edge Queen of Peace 3-1.