Melrose Park Resident Johnny Lattner, Chicago’s Only Homegrown Heisman Winner, Dies At 83

Johnny Lattner, the 1953 Heisman Trophy winner, poses with grandchildren, all of whom played football at Fenwick in Oak Park. | Wednesday Journal Files || Below, a photo of Lattner diving  in his uniform inside Notre Dame’s stadium. | University of Notre Dame Wednesday, February 17, 2016 || Originally Published: Wednesday Journal || 2/13/16 || By Marty Farmer If there ever was a “Mr. Fenwick,” Johnny … Continue reading Melrose Park Resident Johnny Lattner, Chicago’s Only Homegrown Heisman Winner, Dies At 83

Maywoodian and Proviso East Alumnus Reggie Wright To Replace Maywood Fireman And Coaching Legend Jerry Ruffino As Fenwick Wrestling Coach

Tuesday, April 15, 2014 || Sun-Times Media Two-time IHSA champion Reggie Wright of Proviso East is the new wrestling coach at Fenwick, the school announced Tuesday. Wright replaces Chris Ruffino, who stepped in for his father, legendary Jerry Ruffino, for the 2012-13 season. Chris Ruffino, a former Catholic League wrestler of the year at Fenwick, resigned following the 2013-14 season. “Reggie [who holds two Master’s … Continue reading Maywoodian and Proviso East Alumnus Reggie Wright To Replace Maywood Fireman And Coaching Legend Jerry Ruffino As Fenwick Wrestling Coach