We're going to try something new here on OPRF Patch. Each week, we'll bring you roundup of local prep sports coverage all in one place. If we miss something, please let us know in the comments. Here goes:
A Winning Week
Trinity powers past St. Ignatius and Hillcrest. (via Wednesday Journal)
It's Raining Points
Led by Stekara Hall's 33 points, OPRF girl's basketball rallies to best Lyons Township. (via Chicago Tribune)
Biggins Bids Goodbye
Departing OPRF girls hoops coach chats with Oak Leaves before his retirement. "I’ve had a very hectic life the last 25 years at an incredible pace," he told George M. Wilcox. "It’s a great time to step away. I’m healthy. I still love coaching and I’m ready to lead life at a somewhat slower pace."
Huskies Conference Streak Extends to Four
"The OPRF boys basketball team appeared more than pleased to be back on their home court Friday night as the Huskies...trounced Proviso West 72-54 at the field house in Oak Park," writes Brad Spencer. (via Wednesday Journal)
Ridgewood Duo Ignites for 62, Lights up Friars
“That’s the most points we’ve given up this year,” Fenwick Friars boys basketball coach John Quinn told Norridge Harwood Heights News after Saturday's loss to Norridge. “You’ve got one boy with 32 and the other with 30. Only one player has scored 20 on us all year. We didn’t guard them well at all. This was probably our poorest defensive effort all year.
A Loss to Lyons
From the OPRF Girls track page.
And the Awards Go To...
Trinity High School gives a shout-out to some ballers and bowlers.
Keeping it Clean
A bit of good news, from the Chicago Tribune. Of the 278 student-athletes from 26 Illinois high schools tested for performance enhancing drugs in the 2011-2012 school year, not one tested positive.