Thursday, November 8, 2012
Graffiti found at Oak Park and River Forest High School's football stadium prior to their last playoff game seems to indicate rival team.
Oak Park police said Tuesday that they are still investigating who was involved in vandalizing the football field at Oak Park and River Forest High School prior to the Huskies' playoff game against Waubonsie Valley High School's Warriors on Nov. 3. In the incident, obscenity-laced graffiti was found prior to the 1:30 p.m. game on the turf and along a wall in the stadium near the 50-yard line. According to the parent of a Huskies football player, "Waubonsie," was written in black spray paint on the turf. The f-word, and, "We come to Whoop Huskie Ass," was spray-painted in black paint against one of the stadium walls. "Warrior State," and, "I F**K Your Mom," were also found written on stadium walls. Police declined to release any specific …
Friday, November 2, 2012
Oak Park River Forest High School faces off against Waubonsie Valley High School today at 1 p.m.
It's been one exciting season for Huskie fans! Last week's rematch against Hinsdale Central showed once again, that even when the team is down, they aren't out. You can catch the Huskies this weekend live on Patch if you can't make the game. Just click play on our player above starting at 1 p.m. as Oak Park River Forest takes on Waubonsie Valley this Saturday, Nov. 3. While things are never certain in high school football, one thing can be confidently said about the team this season—it's going to be a good game.
Friday, October 19, 2012
Oak Park and River Forest High School takes on Proviso West in a match up you can watch live on Patch tonight.
The OPRF Huskies are on a roll! Another big win at last week's Homecoming game means the Huskies are currently at 6-2 this season and are headed for the playoffs. The team faces off against Proviso West tonight at 7:30 p.m. looking for another win to finish out the regular season. You can watch all the action live on Patch by clicking play on the media player above. Tune back in on Saturday for our Updated Score Tracker to see how all the high school teams in the division did this weekend. Get breaking news alerts and follow us on Facebook for more news:
Friday, October 12, 2012
Oak Park and River Forest High School takes on Morton High School tonight at 7:30 p.m. Can the Huskies continue their winning streak?
Oak Park River Forest High School is coming off two exciting wins tonight as they prepare to take on Morton High School at home. Can the Huskies continue their streak with another win tonight for their Homecoming game? The last two games were certainly exciting. If you can't make them in person, you can still catch all the action on Patch! Just click play on the media player above to watch the game live. The game kicks off at 7:30 p.m. tonight. Check back tomorrow for all the high school football scores on our updated ScoreTracker here. Get breaking news alerts and follow us on Facebook for more news:
Saturday, October 6, 2012
Huskies come from behind to win game by a point in overtime.
Senior running back Jakari Cammon scored an overtime touchdown and ran in an all-or-nothing two-point conversion to give Oak Park River Forest a thrilling 42-41 road win over Hinsdale Central Friday night in a game that saw the Huskies trail 28-7 in the first quarter. Follow Patch on Facebook for breaking news, friendly discussions and more. Click here to follow Forest Park Patch. Or, click here to follow Oak Park and River Forest Patch. Cammon finished the game with 206 yards on 17 carries. He scored three touchdowns, but it wasn't all pretty early on for the senior back. After a 78-yard scoring dash that tied the game at seven on the Huskies' first offensive play from scrimmage, Cammon fumbled on his next two touches—one a kick return …
Friday, October 5, 2012
Patch brings you the game via High School Cube, so you don't have to freeze your butt off tonight in the stands at Hinsdale Central.
Who: Hinsdale Central (5-1) vs. Oak Park River Forest (4-2) When: 7:30 p.m. Friday Where: Dickinson Field at Hinsdale Central High School, 5500 S. Grant St. Get local news from Patch in your email inbox daily. Click here to sign up for the Oak Park and River Forest Patch Newsletter. OPRF moved to 4-2 last week with a come-from-behind 35-34 home win over Lyons Township. The Huskies trailed by 12 points in the fourth quarter before rallying. Running backs Jamal Baggett and Jakari Cammon ran for two touchdowns apiece, Baggett for 140 yards on 12 attempts and Cammon for 139 yards on 19 attempts. Quarterback Lloyd Yates was 14-of-20 with two interceptions, and ran for 93 yards on 16 rushes. “I saw something in our team that we’ve been looking …
Wednesday, June 27, 2012
OPRF grad, Knicks star returns home and pays it forward.
Since falling victim to a debilitating ACL injury during the first round of this season's NBA Playoffs, Oak Park native Iman Shumpert has been busy. He's secured a new $9,200-per-month apartment in New York City, laid down a pair of rap tracks and celebrated his 22nd birthday. And rehab on the knee is apparently going better than expected. But he's not too bogged down in the superstar-standout-rookie-sensation lifestyle to pay a visit home, which is just what he did last week. Wednesday Journal has the details about the recent Shumpert Youth Basketball Camp, held at Oak Park-River Forest High School for middle and high school players. The sessions wrapped up over the weekend and a similar camp is now underway in New York. And before the …
Friday, February 17, 2012
Blazers topple Huskies 67-38, move onto Tuesday's matchup against Fenwick.
Friday, January 13, 2012
A look back at the week in prep sports.
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 …
Saturday, September 17, 2011
Huskies routed 35-7 against the Dukes.
The Huskies lost 35-7 to the York Dukes during the Dukes' homecoming game Friday night in Elmhurst. Here's a look at some local coverage of the game: Wednesday Journal: OPRF Football Outduked by York Oak Leaves: Backup QB leads York past Huskies Chicago Tribune: York uses two QBs to get the job done against Oak Park