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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On Tuesday, Feb. 14 the Oak Park and River Forest High School boys basketball team turned in a gutsy effort to defeat Hinsdale Central 51-43. The inspired victory clinched the West Suburban Conference Silver Division title for the Huskies.
Everybody has been waiting on promising OPRF sophomore Charlie Hoehne — especially Charlie Hoehne. The anticipation by many makes sense considering his 6-foot-6 rangy frame and his ability with a basketball.
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.