In a game that crossed state lines, Fenwick represented Illinois with a 59-44 victory over Missouri's No. 1 team, St. Louis Incarnate Word, on Monday afternoon at Willowbrook in the McDonald's Chicagoland Shootout.
Youth baseball/softball registration In-person registration for 2005 Oak Park Youth Baseball/Softball will take place on Saturday, Feb. 5, from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. at Longfellow Center, corner of Jackson and Ridgeland. All players must be registered and fees paid on one of the registration dates.
The Concordia women's basketball team went 1-1 last week, but their 79-54 home win over Clarke College on Saturday moved them into second place in the Northern Illinois-Iowa Conference (NIIC) standings with a 3-1 record. The Cougars,6-9 overall, were led by Atoi Sinclair and Alissa Johnson. Sinclair led all scorers with 21 points while grabbing 11 rebounds. Johnson tallied 17 points, bringing her up to an NIIC-leading 68 points, while leading all rebounders with 12.
A lot has happened since October 2003. We've invaded Iraq and lived through presidential primaries and George Bush's re-election; Arnold Schwarzenegger became governor of California, Martha Stewart was tried, convicted, sentenced and sent to prison; Google went public; hurricanes battered Florida; scientists discovered two new elements and a planetoid.
The current exhibit at the Oak Park Art League, "The Live Model," is a collection of drawings and paintings from the league's Sunday figure drawing sessions, where artists work with live models. One of the fascinating aspects of the show is that all the pieces are basically of the same subject?#34;the nude human form?#34;yet the approach taken by the different artists varies tremendously.
Clint Eastwood's latest movie, Million Dollar Baby is a work of art?#34;except for the title, which belongs on some other film. By "work of art," I don't mean what the term, sadly, has come to mean, i.e. a work of "technical perfection" or "high-definition realism." By "art," I mean the realm the film works in?#34;not quite realistic, but very recognizable.
You only think you haven't heard Edgar Meyer. If you're a fan of roots music?#34;whether its Emmylou Harris, Bela Fleck or The Chieftains?#34;you've most likely heard his nimble figures dance across a fret board.