In the early 1970s, glass panes were falling from the Oak Park Conservatory's roof, a referendum to restore it had failed, and the village began to think a better use for the site would be a new parking lot for Rehm Pool.
"The best player in the country," OPRF head volleyball coach John Kasik declared sternly when asked who was returning to help lead his team back to the IHSA State finals this season for the third consecutive year. Kasik followed the statement up with "as far as I'm concerned."
Pardon me, but my head is mired in a thick cloud. I'm rubbing my eyes frantically, praying they come back into focus. I may be dealing with a sinus infection here, or something more serious. I still can't for the life of me figure out how Illinois beat Arizona 90-89 in overtime on Saturday night to advance to the Final Four of the NCAA championship.