An overmatched Fenwick football squad introduced itself to the Blue Division of the Catholic League by giving powerhouse St. Rita a battle on Friday night. But in the end, St. Rita's Ryan Donahue saved his team from a shocking upset by breaking a 24-24 tie on a 44-yard field goal with 1:25 to play in the game. A safety by St. Rita with a minute to play made the final 29-24.
With four recent area graduates pursuing pro baseball dreams, Wednesday Journal has been keeping readers informed of their progress each week throughout the summer. Since the season has ended, this recap will be the final edition of the year. Stay tuned next year for continued coverage of area prospects.
Concordia University's volleyball Cougars opened their 2005 home season on Sept. 8 with the renewal of the local rivalry with Dominican University. The Cougars took a while to shake off the effects of a five-game loss to North Park University the previous night, but Concordia found the spark about midway through the third game and went on to defeat their crosstown foe by scores of 30-19, 20-30, 30-24, 30-27.
Kris Lenzo is a fixture in Oak Park and you've probably been touched by his presence whether you know him personally or not. He is frequently wheeling around the area with family in tow, a child on his lap, another in a trailer. He's obviously fit and confident, but unassuming at the same time. Allow me to introduce you.
When you're young, you're not aware of the impact a given event will have on your life. And you certainly don't think about one day looking back on any such event nearly four decades later. But this Sunday evening on the Marion Street mall, I'll be doing just thatâ€"watching the Cryan' Shames live for the first time in 39 years.