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The eighth grade Lady Falcons basketball team from Parker Junior High School in Flossmoor is headed to the Illinois Elementary School Association state tournament.

Under the leadership of Coach Darryl Thompson and Assistant Coach Kaleena Kessling, the girls have blazed their way to an undefeated season with a record of 18-0. The Lady Falcons advanced to the state quarterfinals after their sectional win on Wednesday.

They will play Morton Junior High at 2:30 p.m. Saturday at Rochester Junior High in Rochester, Ill.

In addition to the regular season wins . . .

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Summer events

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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