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  • Glenbard North fills the hole in its batting orderApr 12, 2014 12:00 AM
    Even with a key hitter out of the lineup, Glenbard North has a potent middle of the order and it provided just enough offense to beat Oak Park-River Forest in Saturday’s twinbill opener.

     
  • Naperville Central gets started in 2nd halfMar 17, 2014 12:00 AM
    It took the entire first half to shake the rust off from a nine-month layoff, but Naperville Central prevailed in its season opener Monday evening. Behind a pair of second-half goals from senior midfielder Grace Orndorff, the Redhawks pulled away with a 2-0 shutout over nonconference opponent Oak Park-River Forest.

     
  • Lake Park upsets Oak Park-River ForestMar 4, 2014 12:00 AM
    Lake Park erased a double-digit halftime deficit and survived a number of tense moments during a topsy-turvy fourth quarter to beat third seeded Oak Park-River Forest 51-48 in the Class 4A Leyden regional semifinal at Franklin Park on Tuesday.

     
  • Lake Zurich High School performs in the Varsity Flag Open Flag category during the TEAMDance Illinois 2014 Grand Championship in Peoria, Sunday March 2nd.

    Images: Team Dance Illinois’ Grand ChampionshipMar 2, 2014 12:00 AM
    Team Dance Illinois' Grand Championship was held Sunday, March 2 at the Peoria Civic Center. The event showcases Illinois’ best dance, pom, drill and guard teams competing throughout the event.

     
  • Johnny Jimeniz of Marmion Academy celebrates his fourth state championship after beating Jon Marmolejo of Glenbard North High School Saturday in the 126-pound weight class championship match of the wrestling IHSA Class 3A state tournament at State Farm Center in Champaign.

    Images: State Wrestling, Saturday, Feb. 22Feb 22, 2014 12:00 AM
    Images from state Boys Wrestling Individual finals at State Farm Center in Champaign on Saturday, Feb. 22.

     
  • Tough night all around for Glenbard West Jan 17, 2014 12:00 AM
    A bench technical that was assessed to Oak Park-River Forest before action even got under way was about the only thing that went right for Glenbard West on Friday night.

     
  •  Vernon Hills’ Sam Rattner moves the ball against Wheeling during Monday’s boys basketball tournament in Wheeling.

    Images: Daily Herald prep photos of the week Dec 31, 2013 12:00 AM
    The Daily Herald Prep Photos of the Week gallery includes the best high school sports images by our photographers featuring the best from boys and girls holiday basketball tournaments.

     
  •  MacKenzie Watterson of Glenbard South tries to tap one past Symone Speech and Amy Schembari of Oak Park River Forest in the Class 4A Morton volleyball sectional, Thursday.

    Oak Park blocks Glenbard South Nov 7, 2013 12:00 AM
    Glenbard South hoped to make history with its first sectional win, but it wasn’t to be as the Raiders fell to a very strong Oak Park-River Forest team 25-15, 25-23 at the Class 4A Morton sectional on Thursday in Berwyn.

     
  • Dundee-Crown can’t keep up with OPRF Nov 1, 2013 12:00 AM
    Ultimately when the Dundee-Crown football team reflects on its 35-13 loss to No. 4 Oak Park-River Forest Friday in a Class 8A first-round game, the No. 13 Chargers can be disappointed, but only for so long. They will have known how far up the mountain they climbed with head coach Vito Andriola over the last three seasons. They were in uncharted territory for the first time in almost 20 years and when they see it in a positive light, a play here or there could have advanced them to play either No. 12 Niles West or No. 5 Maine South next weekend.

     
  • Game video: Dundee-Crown vs. Oak Park-River Forest Oct 31, 2013 12:00 AM
    Dundee-Crown takes on Oak Park-River Forest Friday night in the first round of the Class 8A playoffs. Follow the game here with video from High School Cubs, then come back later for the replay and highlights.

     
  •  Jacobs’ Bret Mooney (5) stiff arms Dundee-Crown’s Zach Thelen to pick up extra yards last week at Jacobs. Jacobs hosts Conant in Class 7A and Dundee-Crown travels to Oak Park-River Forest in Clas 8A in first-round playoff games.

    Scouting first-round playoff games in the Fox Valley Oct 31, 2013 12:00 AM
    Scouting first-round playoff games in the Fox Valley.

     
  • Game video: Hinsdale Central vs. Oak Park-River Forest Oct 17, 2013 12:00 AM
    Hinsdale Central takes on Oak Park-River Forest Friday in Week 8 action. Follow the game here with video from High School Cube, then come back later for the replay and highlibhts.

     
  • Glenbard West hangs on to beat Oak ParkOct 4, 2013 12:00 AM
    With Oak Park facing a fourth-and 14 from the Glenbard West 23-yard line trailing 20-14, Hilltoppers defensive back Hayden Carlson knocked down a pass in the end zone intended for Oak Park’s Mike Hayden with 42.1 seconds to play to preserve the Glenbard West win.

     
  • Game video: Glenbard West vs. Oak Park-River Forest Oct 3, 2013 12:00 AM
    Glenbard West faces Oak Park-River Forest in Week 6 action Friday. Follow the action here with video from High School Cube, then come back later for the replay and highlights.

     
  • Game video: Downers Grove North vs. Oak Parlk-River Forest Sep 19, 2013 12:00 AM
    Downers Grove North takes on Oak Park-River Forest Friday night in Week 4 action. Follow the game here with video from High School Cube, then come back later for the replay an highlights.

     
  • OPRF bears down, hands Leyden second straight setback Sep 6, 2013 12:00 AM
    Wearing throwback jerseys reminiscent of the Chicago Bears, the Huskies of Oak Park-River Forest (2-0) dominated as a vintage mid-80s Bears defense might have. OPRF did not allow a touchdown in a 38-3 victory over Leyden (0-2) in the Huskies’ home opener Friday.

     
  • Game video: Leyden vs. Oak Park-River Forest Sep 5, 2013 12:00 AM
    Leyden takes on Oak Park-River Forest Friday night in Week 2 action. See the game here live with video from High School Cube, then come back later for the replay and highlights.

     
  •  Glenbard West quarterback Drew Vogg, during the first day of practice.

    WSC sports several state-title contenders Aug 27, 2013 12:00 AM
    When Glenbard West claimed the Class 7A state championship in November, the Hilltoppers confirmed what many prep football fans already knew. The West Suburban Conference rates among the state’s best leagues.

     
  •  Vernon Hills’ Max Spiglanin digs out a serve during Wednesday’s game against Glenbrook South in Vernon Hills.

    Images: Daily Herald prep photos of the week Mar 26, 2013 12:00 AM
    The Prep Photos of the Week gallery includes the best high school sports pictures by Daily Herald photographers. This week's gallery features photos from boys volleyball, gymnastics, softball, girls soccer and water polo.

     
  •  Alex Dickmann of Addison Trail spikes the ball in action against Oak Park River Forest during boys volleyball on Monday in Addison.

    Young Blazers falter against Oak ParkMar 18, 2013 12:00 AM
    A young Addison Trail team with only four seniors on its roster ran into a veteran-laden Oak Park-River Forest squad in Monday's season opener for both teams

     
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