Talk about a big moving day. While River Forest residents Kimothy and Corine Lee moved only a few feet north, what their house move lacked in distance, it more than made up for in bulk?#34;112 tons of bulk. On Tuesday morning, April 12, the Lee's moved their 2-story stone and frame house from 807 Forest to 811 Forest Ave.
"I remember walking back to the baseball field and feeling so alone," said a still shaken Chris Ledbetter, head baseball coach at OPRF who tried valiantly to save the life of Scott Marengi, a 47-year-old umpire who collapsed and died of a heart attack during the second inning of the Huskies' game at Willowbrook on Thursday. "It put so much into perspective."
Dominican University's men's volleyball club won the Division II National Intramural Recreation and Sports Association (NIRSA) championship this weekend in Kansas City, Kansas The Dominican club is the first in Illinois to win the national championship in NIRSA history. In addition, coach Meghan Maxwell is the first woman in NIRSA history to be nominated for Coach of the Year honors.
The River Forest Rapids Soccer Club created a stir last week by publishing full-page, in-your-face tryout ads in the local papers, in which they touted the competitive league level of several Rapids teams versus the "competition" from the Oak Park Strikers, Berwyn Blazers and Elmwood Park Express.