The Friars won the Metro Catholic Aquatic Conference tournament title on Saturday in a 9-6 victory over Mother McAuley, in a game that saw Fenwick dominate on defense and generate enough offense to win despite poor (9-for-34) shooting.
In April I attended a weekend workshop given by Geneen Roth: "Take Back Your Life! A 7 Step Process to Break Free from Emotional Eating." Roth has authored seven books, "When Food is Love," was a national best seller.
The Oak Park Masters Swim Team, represented by 15 athletes?#34;most of whom are Oak Park and River Forest residents?#34;at the April 14th-17th Illinois Masters State championship Meet at UIC, placed ninth out of 42 teams in their best showing to date. The team had not placed higher than 15th in its history, and this year's success can be attributed to greater team depth.
OPRF head softball coach Mel Kolbusz huddled to keep warm in his primo seat behind home plate during Saturday's chilly ballgame, hoping to see his team pull out a victory. But Latroy Hawkins blew a save opportunity and the Cubs lost to the Pirates 4-3.
Baseball roundup Jim Murphy is proving to be a human battering ram for the Fenwick baseball team. The senior had 10 hits in 15 at bats last week for the Friars, four of which were home runs?#34;one a grand slam?#34;and three of which were doubles. He racked up 13 RBIs in two wins and one loss?#34;an 11-10 victory over Bishop McNamara, a 16-7 thrashing of Northside Prep and a 6-4 loss to Providence.
It was the trial of the century and you convicted him unfairly, unjustly. But with new technology in DNA coding and other more relevant and obvious evidence, I'm certain Steve Bartman would be vindicated if I was his lawyer.