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A group of Fenwick High School student-athletes recently signed letters of intent to play collegiate sports next year. The following is a list of the student-athletes, their respective sport and the college they are attending.
A group of Oak Park and River Forest High School student-athletes recently signed letters of intent to play collegiate sports next year. The following is a list of the student-athletes, their respective sport and the college they are attending.
For the third time this season, the Fenwick High School girls swimming team finished ahead of crosstown rival Oak Park and River Forest in competition. During the regular season, the Friars defeated the Huskies 115.50-70.50 in a dual meet and at the Fenwick Invitational as well.
Senior Margaret O'Brien ran the three-mile course at Peoria's Detweiller Park in a personal-best time of 18:11 to finish 100th in the IHSA Cross Country State Championship in Class 3A over the weekend.
With the World Champion Chicago Cubs off to a slow start this season and the Chicago Blackhawks on the brink of elimination in the NHL playoffs, perhaps this is a good time to call a timeout for your frazzled remote control.
It's not uncommon for professional tennis stars like Roger Federer, Novak Djokovic, Rafael Nadal and Serena and Venus Williams to proudly display their Grand Slam championships or other notable awards in some kind of trophy room at their home.
Fenwick High School won its first sectional championship this spring over the weekend. Whether bass fishing is a sport or not (the Illinois High School Athletic Association classifies it as an "activity"), the Friars finished first in the Skokie Lagoons Sectional of the IHSA Bass Fishing State Tournament.