Fenwick baseball earned a split of games last week against tough nonconference opponents Clemente and St. Patrick, while OPRF cruised past the Friars 4-0 in girls soccer as headliners in this week's sports roundup.
Of the 18 players on Trinity's soccer roster, Claire Hasley is the lone senior. That's pretty encouraging news for the present and future of a program whose varsity squad went 15-7-1 and won a regional championship in 2013.
Like several area high school baseball and softball programs, Fenwick's softball team wisely traveled to Florida to kick off the season. After enduring a brutal winter like all of us, the Friars picked up three wins in four games in decidedly pleasant conditions at the ESPN Wide World of Sports Complex in Orlando, Fla.
While inclement weather has played a part in the OPRF baseball team's rough start to the season, not having its head coach hasn't been easy either. Where has Chris Ledbetter, who coached the Huskies to a state title in 2012—been?
Congratulations to Oak Park and River Forest soccer player Ashley Gerin, the Midtown Athletic Club Athlete of the Week. The freshman forward scored three goals in the Huskies' 7-1 win over Riverside-Brookfield
The OPRF boys volleyball team advanced to the quarterfinals of the state playoffs last year before bowing out to St. Charles North. This season, the Huskies believe they can make another deep postseason run.
Fenwick High School girls soccer coach Robert Watson called 2013 an "epic season" for the Friars and it was exactly that. With a solid returning cast of players, the Friars are looking for more success this season.
Fenwick advanced to the state semifinals for only the second time in school history last spring and took