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.
Although The Oak Park and River Forest and Fenwick High School girls volleyball teams compete in very solid conferences, both teams certainly expect to be in the mix regarding pursuit of their respective conference championships.
The Oak Park and River Forest and Fenwick High School boys soccer teams enjoyed stellar seasons in 2012. Here's this season's preview on the Huskies and Friars, who both appear well positioned for more success this fall.
Led by the hard-running of Robert Spillane and Charlie Emmons, Fenwick dominated the action early Saturday night en route to a 63-0 win over St. Joseph at Hoffman Stadium on the Morton West campus. The Friars (1-0) board an airplance this week for Friday's 7:30 p.m. road game at Bishop, Lynch in Dallas, Texas.
The Huskies called on a diviersified running attack and attacking defense to overwhelm Fenger 55-8 at Gately Stadium over the weekend. OPRF (1-0) welcomes Leyden (0-1) to Oak Park Stadium on Friday in a conference crossover game.
Led by their sensational No. 1 doubles team of Tess Trinka and Taylor Arends, the OPRF girls tennis team is ready to battle Hinsdale Central and Lyons Township for the West Suburban (Silver) Conference title along with a deep run at the state finals.