The OPRF softball team wrapped up its own regional last week by annihilating two Chicago Public League schools by a total score of 19-0. The victories advanced the Huskies (29-6), last year's State runner-up team, into the St. Ignatius Sectional where they'll face Elmwood Park today (Wednesday, 4:15 p.m.) at UIC.
The OPRF girls' soccer team battled through injuries and shutout Lincoln Park 3-0 with a depleted roster on Saturday in the Huskies' first game of sectionals. They were led with goals from Laura Bach, Sarah Bunch, and Jenny Donley.
A member of my health club was talking about marathon runners and how skinny they all are. I wondered if he'd ever gone down to watch the Chicago Marathon in person. I doubt it, because there you see all kinds across a broad spectrum of weight. His misguided assumption, though, is a common one.
Sansone commits to Concordia Alison Sansone, a four-year standout basketball player at Trinity High School, has committed to Concordia University for the 2005 fall semester and will play basketball for the Cougars.
For me, it was Myra Koehler. And I wondered when I took my older son's hand in mine for that walk on the first day of first grade?#34;and again, when my younger son and I took that same walk three years later: Who would be their Myra Koehler?
The village government spent years buying up prime real estate in downtown Oak Park without a grand plan to do anything with it. This was intended to give government the time and opportunity to some day spur just the right sort of development Oak Parkers would like to see along Lake Street and Westgate from Harlem to Marion.