Sports Extras
River Forest resident Bob O’Connor, 62, won the 800-meter run at the Illinois Senior Olympics in Springfield last month.

O’Connor repeated his gold medal performance from last year, winning this year’s race in 2:58.8. The win qualifies O’Connor for next year’s Senior Olympic Games to be held at Stanford University in Palo Alto, Calif.

Bolen wins
first medal

OPRF graduate, Brad Bolen, an eight-time National Judo champ, won his first medal in a senior international tournament last week.

Bolen currently trains at Jason Morris Judo National Training Center, while attending college in Schenectady, N.Y.

Guzman places second at nationals

OPRF student and amateur pugilist Samantha Guzman traveled to Oxnard, Calif., for the 37th Annual Police Athletic League Nationals and placed second overall in her weight category (101 pounds).

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