The OPRF girls' soccer team battled through injuries and shutout Lincoln Park 3-0 with a depleted roster on Saturday in the Huskies' first game of sectionals. They were led with goals from Laura Bach, Sarah Bunch, and Jenny Donley.
A member of my health club was talking about marathon runners and how skinny they all are. I wondered if he'd ever gone down to watch the Chicago Marathon in person. I doubt it, because there you see all kinds across a broad spectrum of weight. His misguided assumption, though, is a common one.
Sansone commits to Concordia Alison Sansone, a four-year standout basketball player at Trinity High School, has committed to Concordia University for the 2005 fall semester and will play basketball for the Cougars.
Girls state track The OPRF track and field team must have left a distinctive mark at the State Meet last weekend at O'Brien Stadium in Charleston. By placing in the top 20 for the second year in a row, the Huskies made sure everyone knew they weren't just young pups battling the big dogs.
Time, effort and due process alone constitute a State title for the OPRF volleyball program. The second-ranked Huskies have tasted State tournament action four times since 1996. The program has finished runner-up three times since 1992. This year's squad is as good, if not better, than the back-to-back runner-up teams of 1992 and '93, or the '98 team that went 37-2.
Bridget Gallogly has beenOPRF soccer team's assist specialist for the entire regular season. The center midfielder helped out on nearly half of the 40 goals her team scored. But the Huskies (15-4-1) won't be able to rely on Gallogly's unselfish play and leadership qualities for the playoffs.
I'm holding a press conference! Come one come all to the biggest event since man walked on the moon, since Michael Jackson did the moonwalk, since Randy Moss mooned Green Bay. I may only do this once in a blue moon.