If you're a blogger and a state political junkie, you may have read Rich Miller's Capitol Fax Blog on March 3. We wouldn't have if it weren't for our political junkie blogger Carl Nyberg, who spotted an interesting comment about the possibility that State Rep. Karen Yarbrough (D-7th), who represents Oak Park and River Forest, might run against Gov. Blagojevich in the next gubernatorial primary. According to the commentator, "more than one person has encouraged her to run."
SUMMIT?#34;Having defied the odds time and again during a regular season in which they lost one of their best players due to an injury and navigated through one of the toughest schedules in the state, it was nothing new for the Oak Park and River Forest boys' basketball team to find itself in a tough spot in Friday night's Class AA Argo Regional championship.
Fenwick's fifth trip downstate in six years ended before it began on Saturday as eventual State champ Peoria Richwoods handed the Friars a quick 48-43 loss in the quarterfinals of the Class AA State tournament held at Illinois State University's Redbird Arena on Friday afternoon.
Strikers Soccer Club tryouts Tryouts for next year's OPRF Strikers teams (U9-U14) will be held Saturday May 21, 2005. Pre-registration is required. Tryouts for girls high school age teams will be held Sunday, May 22. For more information, check our website at: www.oprfstrikers.com, email us at: firstname.lastname@example.org or phone us at: 708-771-5269. A tryout application will be posted on the website in early-mid March. The soccer year starts in August 2005.
The Dominican University Stars have set the record for wins in a season in each of the last three seasons after posting an 11-29-1 season in 2004. The Stars' 11 victories eclipsed the record of eight wins set in 2002 and tied in 2003.
A few weeks ago I was watching an interview with Dana Reeve, widow of Christopher Reeve, a.k.a. Superman. In talking about her life and her journey since her husband's death this past October, she said it had been a time of great pain and grief, "And so," she said, "we're grieving."