The Thanksgiving football experience

The Thanksgiving football experience

Archie Beecroft, Sports Editor December 12, 2021

On Thanksgiving day, my friends and our dads lined up across from each other on Mann Elementary school’s field for the first annual Thanksgiving father-son football game. It was a nice day outside,...

Girls wrestling ready for new state tournament

Girls wrestling ready for new state tournament

Mary Andolina, Staffer December 12, 2021

The Girl’s Wrestling team is on the path to a potentially historic win — the state title. A win would mark the first state championship for the OPRF girls team, as well as any girls wrestling team...

Boys swim: season preview

Boys swim: season preview

Drew Koenig, Staffer December 12, 2021

The boy’s varsity swim team has enjoyed success over the past few years at OPRF, winning conference and placing fourth in the state in 2019. “The past few seasons have been an incredible experience...

Boys basketball off to strong start

Boys basketball off to strong start

Jimmy Lynch, Staffer December 12, 2021

The OPRF boys basketball team kicked off their season over Thanksgiving break, participating in the annual Riverside-Brookfield Invite. The Huskies finished fourth in the tournament, splitting their four...

Student athletes sign on to their next chapter

Student athletes sign on to their next chapter

Maggie Marko, Staffer December 12, 2021

Signing day is a major step for athletes in their careers. Before signing their national letter of intent, athletes make a verbal commitment to a school of their choice. Verbal commitments can be retracted...

Athlete in focus: Justin Mullins

Max Friedman, Staffer December 11, 2021

On Nov. 24, the OPRF boys varsity basketball team seized a win against the Thornwood Thunderbirds, scoring 72 points. Senior Justin Mullins accounted for over half with a hefty 38 points and also tallied...

Athlete in focus: Easton “The Golden Hammer” Bogard

Archie Beecroft and Calvin Roe November 21, 2021

In his sophomore season, Easton Bogard helped lead the varsity soccer team to a 19-4 record and a sectional championship.  Bogard made the varsity team last year as a freshman, but this year he...

Soccer fans banned after New Trier Game

Soccer fans banned after New Trier Game

Alex Goldstein and Jackson Hassler November 19, 2021

On Oct. 26, the OPRF boys soccer team took down No. 1 ranked New Trier in the sectional semifinal game of the state tournament. After a tight 1-0 win, OPRF students took out their phones, catching videos...

Search for new baseball coach continues

Mary Andolina, Staffer November 19, 2021

The search for a new baseball head coach continues after the resignation of Joe Parenti this past summer. “We need someone that’s going to pick up and carry out exactly what we’ve been doing,”...

Jalen Dunson during a meet last year

Boys wrestling prepares for season

Jimmy Lynch, Staffer November 19, 2021

This month, the OPRF boys wrestling team is looking forward to returning to a normal season and their winning ways. “The OPRF wrestling program is cultured around work ethic and hustle. Unlike other...

The problem with fantasy football

Archie Beecroft, Sports Editor November 19, 2021

On Oct. 31, Atlanta Falcons star wide receiver Calvin Ridley announced he was taking a break from football to focus on improving his mental well-being. Instead of encouraging him, many fantasy football...

The team celebrating a goal against Fenwick

Hockey team continues strong start

Archie Beecroft, Sports Editor November 19, 2021

As the OPRF hockey team has progressed deeper into their season, they have continued to improve, going 11-10 and playing in many exciting games. On Oct. 23, the varsity team beat Glenbrook South 3-2 in...

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