With four recent area graduates pursuing pro baseball dreams, Wednesday Journal has been keeping readers informed of their progress each week throughout this summer. Since regular seasons have ended, next week's season recap will be the final edition of the year. Stay tuned next year for continued coverage of area prospects.
Concordia University's women's soccer team combined strong defensive play and a fast start by freshman forward Kari Zielke to charge to a 2-0 start under first-year head coach Steve Moore. Sophomore keeper Malika Manouzi made seven saves while four different Cougars tallied in a 4-0 season-opening win over Dominican University on Sept. 1.
From the first possession on Saturday, it was clear that the OPRF football team had worked hard over the summer in preparation for this year. The Huskies came out of the gate strong and moved the ball down the field with efficiency, eventually racking up a 42-12 season opening slaughter of Larkin.