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 Tenth Annual St. Giles Sports Trivia Night will be held at Trinity High School (7574 Division St., River Forest, 60305) on Saturday, March 3. Doors open at 6 p.m. and the first question is 7:30 p.m.
As a pair of outstanding youth wrestlers, Jake Rundell and Jacob Kaminski were pegged for stardom at the high school level. The sophomores made good on their promise already by each winning an IHSA inidividual state tournament title on Saturday, Feb. 17 at the State Farm Centre in Champaign.
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.