The Oak Park Boys' Basketball Regional, made up of Kelly, Gage Park, Curie and Austin, should be a breeze for John Quinn's Friars, although the head coach isn't looking past anyone, especially not a team out of the Public League.
At its final home game of the regular season, Trinity celebrated three players on the team: Alison Sansone, Katie Jarger and Rachel Blonski in a special Senior's Night. For Jarger, it became an extra special night as she surpassed the 1,000-point mark of her varsity career on her first basket, a 3-pointer.
AYSO spring soccer Registration for the 2005 AYSO spring soccer season will take place on Saturday, March 9, from 9:15 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. at Longfellow Center. The center is located at Ridgeland and Jackson in Oak Park.
Last Thursday, I happened to catch the E! network showing of "Serving for Tsunami Relief," a benefit sponsored by the Tennis Channel, which, as you know, is unavailable in the Oak Park/River Forest /Forest Park area. (The Tennis Channel will be featuring an all-day marathon airing of its "Serving for Tsunami Relief" special on Thursday.
It's not easy playing basketball in front of the greatest basketball player in the world, but Fenwick managed to play well in a 67-57 win over Loyola in Wilmette on Friday night when Michael Jordan was on hand to watch his son Jeffery, a leading scorer for the Ramblers, play.
It's in their head coach's raspy voice how hard the Oak Park and River Forest wrestling team battled against some of the state's top wrestling programs at the Leyden Individual Wrestling Sectional on Saturday. Four Huskies advanced Downstate, and when it was all said and done first-year head coach Mike Powell could barely croak out a word.