Friday, November 30, 2012
The Bengals travel to Argo to take on the Argonauts tonight, Nov. 30, at 7 p.m. If you can't make the game, you can catch all the action on High School Cube.
A week after Oak Forest Bengals girls basketball forward Katie Swanson notched her 1,000th career point, Swanson and the rest of the Lady Bengals will hit the hardwood once again, this time against the Argo Argonauts. Both teams are still looking for their first win of the year, with Argo sitting at 0-1 and the Lady Bengals at 0-5. Which team will take home their first victory of the season tonight? Fans will find out at 7 p.m. tonight at Argo.
Thursday, November 29, 2012
Katie Swanson, a senior at Oak Forest High School, notched her 1,000th career point in a game against Evergreen Park. Now Swanson needs your vote to become Patch's MVP.
Friday, February 17, 2012
Seniors Katie Swanson and Courtney Kachlik led Oak Forest to a 46-43 victory over Rich South in the championship game of the Class 3A Evergreen Park Regional on Thursday night.
Two seniors played lead roles in Oak Forest's 46-43 girls basketball victory over Rich South in the championship game of the Class 3A Evergreen Park Regional on Thursday night. Katie Swanson scored 20 points to pace the Bengals (18-10). Courtney Kachlik added a career-high 16 points. The regional title was the second for the Oak Forest girls basketball team since 1996. The Bengals move on to face Hillcrest on Tuesday, Feb. 21, at the Class 3A Hillcrest Sectional. The Hawks advanced with a 79-49 victory over Providence Catholic.
Tuesday, February 14, 2012
Emily Naegele and Katie Swanson teamed up to lead Oak Forest in a 41-31 girls basketball victory over Lemont on Monday night.
Wednesday, February 1, 2012
Oak Forest scoring machine Katie Swanson was limited to five points—no field goals—in a 53-32 loss to Thornton Fractional North on Tuesday night.
Wednesday, January 11, 2012
Katie Swanson shrugged off a slow start and went on to score 26 points in Oak Forest's 53-40 girls basketball victory over Richards on Tuesday night. Emily Naegele added 17 rebounds for the Bengals.
Friday, December 23, 2011
Sandburg's Ricky Robertson took a late-afternoon lead over Oak Forest High School's Katie Swanson, coming away with this week's Athlete of the Week crown.
Tuesday, December 20, 2011
Ricky Robertson. The name is a household one in wrestling circles. Now, it's the name of the Patch Athlete of the Week, too. The Sandburg standout emerged as the winner in fan voting.
Sandburg wrestling standout Ricky Robertson outpolled five others in voting for Patch Athlete of the Week, Dec. 11-17. Now, he is eligible for December Patch Athlete of the Month recognition. The candidates were: Brad Foster, senior, center, boys basketball, Lincoln-Way Central. Foster scored 23 points, grabbed eight rebounds and blocked four shots in a 47-43 victory over district rival Lincoln-Way West. He also made 10-of-16 shots and sank a pair of free throws in the final seconds to ice the victory for Central. Tiana Karopulos, junior, guard/forward, girls basketball, Andrew. Karopulos scored 19 points in the T-Bolts’ 51-34 victory over Bradley-Bourbonnais. Ricky Robertson, junior, wrestling, Sandburg. Robertson notched three falls and …
Saturday, December 17, 2011
Four years after watching her sister, Jenny, score her 1,000th career point, Katie Swanson hits the milestone herself against Evergreen Park.
Four years after watching her sister Jenny score her 1,000th career point, Oak Forest senior Katie Swanson returned the favor. In front of family, friends and fans, Swanson let the Bengals to a 55-8 victory over Evergreen Park on Friday night and scored her 1,000th career point of her own. Swanson said that the milestone came as a bit of a surprise. “I actually had no idea I was even close until my whole family was here, then I had some idea,” she said. The Bengals' coach, Steve Schanz, who also coached Jenny, added that the two sisters have left their mark not only in the record books, but also at the high school. “They're both tremendous players and they're both two of the best players to come through Oak Forest,” he said. When Swanson …
Friday, December 16, 2011
Oak Forest 55, Evergreen Park 8: The Bengals hammer a depleted Mustangs team at home, while holding the Mustangs to just one field goal in the game.
The Skinny: With four starters looking on from the bench for various reasons, the Evergreen Park Mustangs couldn't get anything going against the Oak Forest Bengals in Oak Forest on Friday night. The Bengals' suffocating half-court defense held the Mustangs to just one field goal in a 55-8 victory, while the Bengals' offense ruled the boards and low-post scoring in the win. The Bengals led 25-1 at halftime and never looked back. Patch’s MVP: Oak Forest's Katie Swanson (16 points). Swanson led the Bengals in scoring for the game and hit her 1,000th varsity career point on a sweet scoop layup in the third quarter in the paint. Key Stats: Evergreen Park hit only one shot from the floor during the game, which came late in the fourth quarter …