Very interesting story about a hometown athlete who makes it big. Story featured a lot of voices. It provided nice insights into the subject.
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Plus, he was given the 1st Place Award for Best Sports Column!
"Great artwork. It carries both sections submitted. The OPRF Playoff football artwork was stellar and used well. Layout is also well-done. Stories are good."
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The OPRF and Fenwick boys tennis teams should have met earlier this season at the former's annual Rudy Witsman Invite. Inclement weather, however, cancelled that meeting between the Huskies and Friars.
The Park District of Oak Park's preferred plan for a community recreation center would cost more than $40 million to build, officials revealed at the park board's May 19 meeting, where three options were rolled out to the public.
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.
I suppose any time OPRF and Fenwick square off in an athletic event, that's the best matchup (and rivalry) in town. In over a decade and change of area sports coverage, I've also discovered that the annual baseball series between OPRF and Lyons Township is about as good as it gets.
Lost May 8 in River Forest near Division and Thatcher. Luke has light blue body with gray on wings and head, and white face. Skye is yellow with gray on head and wings, and green on belly. Probably separated by this point. Reward offered. Call...