Richard Schoen scored two touchdowns (including one on a 45-yard interception return), had another interception, returned a punt 60 yards, caught three passes for 79 yards, and recorded seven tackles to trigger the Friars' 40-14 win over visiting Bishop McNamara Friday.
The Huskies' No. 1 doubles team of Tess Trinka and Taylor Arends defeated the Hinsdale Central tandem of promising freshmen, Erika Oku and Danielle Burich, 7-5, 6-2 in a conference dual match. The Red Devils, who have won 13 state titles, cruised past OPRF 6-1.
Cycling columnist Jack Crowe headed out to Madison, Wisconsin to check out the Ironman Wisconsin and cheer on some Oak Parkers competing in the event. Here's his take on the grueling day for the triathletes.
The return of Simmie Cobbs, Mike Hayden's two touchdown runs in the fourth quarter and a ferocious defensive the entire game, lifted OPRF to an impressive 29-6 win against Proviso West Friday in Hillside.
Too much running too soon can have pitfalls like injuries. When he started running, Paul Oppenheim was content with daily four mile runs, a modest mileage which allowed him to run an occasional 10K. He didn't incur a significant running-related injury for 25 years.
Robert Spillane rushed for 220 yards and scored three touchdowns as Fenwick rocked host Bishop Lynch 32-14 in Dallas on Friday night. The Friars (2-0) visit Brother Rice next week in an intriguing Catholic League crossover game.