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Explosion Track Club members front row Julius Baldridge,left, and Ed Rhyne, and standing from left John Smith,Lee Bridges and Jay Williams.(Photo by Marilyn Thomas/HF Chronicle)

The passion of sport hasn’t gone out for members of Explosion Track Club.

These runners, sprinters and jumpers with laurels from their college days come together each evening at Homewood-Flossmoor High School’s track to keep their momentum going. Members in the USA Track & Field-sanctioned club range in age from 19 to 29 competing in the open category, and . . .

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Summer events

Saturday, July 2

  • Roots + Fire Water grand opening, 11 a.m. at 1941 Ridge Road in Homewood.

Monday, July 4

  • Flossmoor Volunteer Fire Department kids parade, starting at 10 a.m. at Parker Junior High, ending in downtown Flossmoor.
  • Homewood 4th of July parade, staring at 10 a.m. at the St. Joseph Catholic Church parking lot, 17951 Dixie Highway, south to Ridge Road, then east to Izaak Walton Nature Preserve, where there will be a community picnic.

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