The Trinity softball team was eager to remain above the .500 mark on the season when it took on Ridgewood last week, but strong pitching held the Blazers in check. Trinity lost the non-conference showdown 4-1, dropping back to 8-8 overall.
So April Fool's Day came a little later this year. After a few balmy days last week, Mother Nature fooled us all by ramping down the temps from the high 70s to the low 40s. What did we do to deserve this disappointment? Hopefully, this week will bring slightly higher temperatures and the opportunity to bring our tennis games outdoors.
"I remember walking back to the baseball field and feeling so alone," said a still shaken Chris Ledbetter, head baseball coach at OPRF who tried valiantly to save the life of Scott Marengi, a 47-year-old umpire who collapsed and died of a heart attack during the second inning of the Huskies' game at Willowbrook on Thursday. "It put so much into perspective."
Dominican University's men's volleyball club won the Division II National Intramural Recreation and Sports Association (NIRSA) championship this weekend in Kansas City, Kansas The Dominican club is the first in Illinois to win the national championship in NIRSA history. In addition, coach Meghan Maxwell is the first woman in NIRSA history to be nominated for Coach of the Year honors.