When Oak Forest's Tim Barry blasted a 400-foot home run in the Bengals' win over Bremen on Friday, he became the state's all-time career home run leader (50) and top RBI man (194). For more, click here.
Teammate Kyle Funkhouser fired a perfect game in Oak Forest's 16-0 victory over Shepard. Funkhouser shares Patch Athlete of the Week honors with Barry. The two were behind a surge that enabled the Bengals to climb to No. 5 in this week's Patch Power Rankings. To view the rankings, click here.
Richards remains No. 1 in softball. Defending Class 4A state champ Sandburg has inched back to No. 2. To view the rankings, click here.
Ajani Cargle was crowned the all-around champion as the Lincoln-Way co-op boys gmnastics team won a sectional title. Next, Cargel and L-Way bid for the state crown. For more, click here.
Bobby Smith's old coach remembers him as the ring leader on the Rich Central boys basketball team that placed second in the IHSA state tournament in 1986. Check out our Glory Days feature by clicking here.