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Two H-F teams take honors at U of I Scholastic Bowl competition

The Homewood-Flossmoor High School Scholastic Bowl A-team took third place and the B-team took eighth place in state competition.

The teams competed against other top-ranked Illinois high schools at the Early Bird Tournament at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign on Saturday, Oct. 1.

For those who love the program “Jeopardy!” you have the idea of what Scholastic Bowl is like for the H-F students. Getting to the buzzer before your opponent is the objective, although the rapid-fire questions on topics in math, science, social studies, English literature . . .

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