Pardon me, but my head is mired in a thick cloud. I'm rubbing my eyes frantically, praying they come back into focus. I may be dealing with a sinus infection here, or something more serious. I still can't for the life of me figure out how Illinois beat Arizona 90-89 in overtime on Saturday night to advance to the Final Four of the NCAA championship.
As the indoor tennis season nears completion, and we anticipate the glories of outdoor tennis, Miss Manners would like to take this opportunity to remind us all of the good conduct and gentility that characterizes the sport of tennis.
The River Forest Rapids U12 girls' soccer team placed first in the Darien Sportsplex Traveling Youth Soccer League for the 2005 winter season. Playing in the upper division of the league, the Rapids faced teams from Chicago, Darien, Downers Grove, Orland Park and Hinsdale.
The video montage of State title highlights from year's past presented on the jumbotron before the start of the Blackhawk Cup at the United Center on Saturday afternoon was more or less a tribute to the two teams playing in this year's State title game: Fenwick and New Trier Green.
Going into the sixth annual Dan Lynch Classic boys' water polo tournament last weekend, the Friars expected to have a first place trophy in their hands when the splashing had ceased in the Fenwick natatorium.
The Concordia Cougars caught a break in the weather over the weekend, getting in their first five games since their return from Florida. However, the Cougars lost four of the five with their lone win coming by the arms of freshmen pitchers Evan Muellner and Ted Gernand.