The River Forest Rapids Soccer Club created a stir last week by publishing full-page, in-your-face tryout ads in the local papers, in which they touted the competitive league level of several Rapids teams versus the "competition" from the Oak Park Strikers, Berwyn Blazers and Elmwood Park Express.
A computer glitch marred an otherwise fine running of The Race That's Good for Life, delaying final results and causing a number of runners to head home without their age group awards. But with Sunday's sunshine, warm temperatures and a good turnout, other elements of the event went well.
By Fenwick head girls' track and field coach Dale Heidloff can't be too upset that one runner from last season's State-qualifying 800-meter relay team won't be returning this year. After all, his daughter Kristin Heidloff is now playing basketball at Georgetown.
Before leaving for the 12th annual Wendy's Spring Classic High School Softball Invitational in Ashland, Ohio, this week, the OPRF softball team rebounded from a loss to No. 1-ranked Sandburg to edge Queen of Peace 3-1.