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.
It was distribution that led the OPRF boys' basketball team to a 62-53 win over Downers Grove North at the fieldhouse in Oak Park on Friday night. The Huskies, who usually rely on the offensive production of one player, used a well-balanced attack to defeat their West Suburban (Silver) Conference foe and wipe from their minds a devastating 57-28 loss to West Aurora on Feb. 8.
Windmills enjoy Cuba The Oak Park softball group, The Windmills, enjoyed its second trip to Cuba last week as part of a U.S.-government approved sports exchange, which allows Americans to visit the communist island legally.