In a game that crossed state lines, Fenwick represented Illinois with a 59-44 victory over Missouri's No. 1 team, St. Louis Incarnate Word, on Monday afternoon at Willowbrook in the McDonald's Chicagoland Shootout.
Youth baseball/softball registration In-person registration for 2005 Oak Park Youth Baseball/Softball will take place on Saturday, Feb. 5, from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. at Longfellow Center, corner of Jackson and Ridgeland. All players must be registered and fees paid on one of the registration dates.
The Concordia women's basketball team went 1-1 last week, but their 79-54 home win over Clarke College on Saturday moved them into second place in the Northern Illinois-Iowa Conference (NIIC) standings with a 3-1 record. The Cougars,6-9 overall, were led by Atoi Sinclair and Alissa Johnson. Sinclair led all scorers with 21 points while grabbing 11 rebounds. Johnson tallied 17 points, bringing her up to an NIIC-leading 68 points, while leading all rebounders with 12.
Fenwick wanted a test and Fenwick got one when the Friars traveled to Wheaton North for a quad on Saturday. Providence, Joliet Township and Wheaton North are all ranked in the top 15 in the state, and their dominance showed against Fenwick.
What a difference a week makes, just ask Fenwick basketball coach John Quinn. Fresh off a disappointing showing in the Proviso West Holiday tournament, the resilient Friars (10-4) showed their true colors this weekend, with a pair of convincing wins over Providence Catholic and St. Francis (Wheaton).
Starting out sluggish in the first half, the Friars (18-1, 5-0) used a 15-0 run in the third quarter to put away East Suburban Catholic Conference foe Bishop McNamara 61-38 at the Fieldhouse on Thursday night.