All the area high school and college basketball teams are in action along with plenty of wrestling and swimming. Host OPRF vs. Lyons Township wrestling on Thursday (7 p.m.) headlines an intriguing list of games.
The OPRF and Fenwick boys basketball teams showed well at Pontiac and Proviso West, respectively, over the holidays. On the wrestling mat, OPRF lost 30-27 to Apple Valley (Mn.) in a national showdown at The Clash, while Fenwick wrestling split a pair of matches at the De La Salle triangular. For a recap of all the scores and highlights, check out our weekly Wednesday Journal Scoreboard, sponsored by Midtown Athletic Club.
Emery Lehman, a 17-year-old senior at OPRF, earned an Olympic berth in two speedskating events by winning the 10,000 meters and finishing second in the 5,000 meters at the U.S. Olympic speedskating trials in Kearns, Utah.