Fenwick head boys basketball coach John Quinn borrowed his brother's lucky tie for Saturday evening's cross-town showdown at OPRF, and the lone from Governor Pat Quinn turned out to work wonders. Well, Luke Lattner and a freshman named Michael Smith didn't need any luck as they helped lead the Friars to a 66-57 victory in front of a rowdy crowd at OPRF's fieldhouse.
Oak Parkers are going to be seeing a lot of jerseys and caps adorned with one particular Major League Baseball logo this spring, and it's sure to cause a stir with those who pledge allegiance to other ballclubs (or maybe not).
The Fenwick boys basketball team experienced something last year the program has not endured in a long time: A losing season. The sub-.500 performance was the first for John Quinn in his 28 years as head coach. But coaches and players are determined to right the ship this season.
The OPRF boys basketball team seems to have a lot of everything this season. The Huskies are senior heavy, and brimming with guards. They also have not one, not two but three talented and experienced big men towering 6-foot-7 or taller.