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When the final buzzer sounded of the Fenwick High School boys basketball team's 60-46 win against North Lawndale in the Fenwick Sectional final, Friars' coach Rick Malnati simply sat in his chair on the bench.
Since taking over the Fenwick boys basketball program, Rick Malnati has guided the varsity team to a promising 6-2 start. I recently sat down with him for an exclusive Wednesday Journal interview to find out more about the Friars' charismatic new head coach, who also devotes his busy days toward his family and the family business, Lou Malnati's Pizzeria.
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.