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Saving Football: Area coaches, directors try to show improvements as numbers rebound

by Michal Dwojak, Sports Editor Sports, High School, Youth

“Are you going to let your child play football?” 

That question came up in many of Julia Brady’s conversations with other parents over the past five years. Once she finally decided to answer yes, some friends and...

OLPH boys blue triumphs in Notre Dame Prep Boys Basketball Shootout

by Submitted Content Sports, Youth

The eighth-grade Our Lady of Perpetual Help boys blue basketball team defeated Our Lady of the Wayside on Nov. 23 in the first game of the Notre Dame Prep Basketball Shootout. The Warriors returned on Sunday to knock off Pope Francis...

OLPH eighth-grade football wins fifth title in six years

by Submitted Content Sports, Youth

Coach Jim O’Gara once again led the Our Lady of Perpetual Help eighth-grade football team to an undefeated record and capped the season with a narrow 32-23 victory over Faith, Hope & Charity Winnetka in the Council II-3A football...