Hard to believe, but The Race That's Good for Life is heading into its 24th running. Organized in 1982 during the Oak Park Runners Club's first year, the race was originally called The Fall 5K, and intended as a warmup for the annual Frank Lloyd Wright Run 10K.
I'm considering a new profession, one that may lead to a network sit-com, or a cable reality show, or maybe even a stint as a late-night talk show host. Perhaps I can, from time to time, fill in for Bill Sheft, who writes jokes in Sports Illustrated on a weekly basis.
SUMMIT?#34;Having defied the odds time and again during a regular season in which they lost one of their best players due to an injury and navigated through one of the toughest schedules in the state, it was nothing new for the Oak Park and River Forest boys' basketball team to find itself in a tough spot in Friday night's Class AA Argo Regional championship.
Fenwick's fifth trip downstate in six years ended before it began on Saturday as eventual State champ Peoria Richwoods handed the Friars a quick 48-43 loss in the quarterfinals of the Class AA State tournament held at Illinois State University's Redbird Arena on Friday afternoon.
Strikers Soccer Club tryouts Tryouts for next year's OPRF Strikers teams (U9-U14) will be held Saturday May 21, 2005. Pre-registration is required. Tryouts for girls high school age teams will be held Sunday, May 22. For more information, check our website at: www.oprfstrikers.com, email us at: firstname.lastname@example.org or phone us at: 708-771-5269. A tryout application will be posted on the website in early-mid March. The soccer year starts in August 2005.
The Dominican University Stars have set the record for wins in a season in each of the last three seasons after posting an 11-29-1 season in 2004. The Stars' 11 victories eclipsed the record of eight wins set in 2002 and tied in 2003.