The Homewood-Flossmoor High School chess team, from left Owen Kreis, Julian Garcia, Justin Garcia, Matthew Scholefield, Perry Hoag, Henry Thiros, Jacob Rothchild, Eric Piros and Xander Branch, had its best showing in state competition in 20 years. (Provided photo)
A nine-member Homewood-Flossmoor High School chess team had the best Vikings showing in 20 years at the Illinois High School Association’s state championship tournament Feb. 10 and 11 in Peoria.
H-F physics teacher Matthew Bonges, who serves as the . . .