January 2nd, 2018 11:13 AM
The Oak Park and River Forest High School gymnastics team lost key contributors Alyona Jochaniewicz, Natalie Weeks and Camille Moore to graduation last season. The Huskies' optimism is understandably high this season, however, thanks to a talent-laden roster.
January 1st, 2018 10:00 AM
The Fenwick High School boys basketball team never backs down from a challenge. Halfway through this season, the Friars have already faced highly regarded teams like Benet, Whitney Young, Oak Park and River Forest, Brother Rice, Orr and Bogan. In those six games, Fenwick has a 2-4 record but the four losses have been a combined 16 points.
January 1st, 2018 8:47 AM
The Oak Park and River Forest High School boys basketball team enjoyed a 13-day break after starting the season 7-0. Yet, given that the only win of significance was a win over Fenwick at the Chicago Elite Classic, there were some fans questioning how good the Huskies really were.
December 24th, 2017 10:42 AM
This year the NCAA introduced an early signing period for high school football players who have made commitments to colleges. The traditional signing day will still be the first Wednesday of February each year, but the early period allows for those who feel solid in their commitments to sign.
December 23rd, 2017 7:25 PM
The Fenwick High School boys basketball team had high expectations entering this season. Sophomore DJ Steward leads a strong group of returnees from last year's historical team that finished 30-5 and was Class 3A runner-up, the first basketball state trophy in school history for the boys.
December 22nd, 2017 3:00 PM
The Oak Park and River Forest High School softball team and Huskie wrestler Jason Renteria both celebrated state titles in 2017. Winning went well beyond champions, however, as several OPRF, Fenwick and Trinity teams tasted their share of success this year. Here's a look back at another remarkable high school sports year in our town:
December 19th, 2017 12:16 PM
Although the Fenwick High School boys swimming team has had mixed results so far this season, expectations remain high.
December 19th, 2017 11:36 AM
While the Oak Park and River Forest High School boys basketball team has been grabbing headlines this winter, there's another undefeated team on the OPRF campus.
December 17th, 2017 7:10 PM
AJ Nixon's buzzer-beating 3-point basket, assisted by his younger brother, Damari, lifted the Friars to a 61-58 win at Brother Rice on Friday in Chicago.
December 17th, 2017 9:54 AM
"Huskie Havoc" is the term used by the Oak Park and River Forest High School boys basketball team to describe the defensive intensity it plays with.
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