From the editor They were bad, oh so bad. One player even described his team as "miserable." One coach, who had signed on because his son was friends with a player, questioned his decision "? many times during the long regular season, with the team spiraling downward."
Oak Park and River Forest girls' basketball star Ashleen Bracey has orally accepted a scholarship offer to play basketball for and attend Illinois State University in Bloomington after her upcoming senior year at OPRF.
On Sunday, 4,200 women competed in the Danskin Triathlon in Pleasant Prairie, Wis., and I was one of them. It was my first triathlon. I was persuaded, convinced, cajoled, even bribed by my younger sister, Alison White, to join her in the race. Alison competed in the grueling race last year. "It's fun," she said matter-of-factly upon its conclusion. Going in, my ultimate goal was, "Please, don't let me be last."
The scores didn't mean much, and frankly, neither did the wins and losses. But Oak Park-River Forrest and Fenwick teams were both happy with their showings over the weekend at the 11th Annual Minuteman Classic.