H-F girls tennis wins sectional championship, ready for state

Tyler Schlaffer has been a fan of the Chicago Cubs from the sandbox. Ever since he was little, the Homewood-Flossmoor High School alumnus dreamed of playing for that major league baseball team.

  Cubs draftee Tyler Schlaffer  with his parents, Augie and  Sandy. Schlaffer finished his  senior season at H-F High  School with a 7-3 record and  a 1.81 ERA.  (Donald Crocker/H-F Chronicle) 

Now he's celebrating his literal dream come true, after being drafted by the Cubs . . .

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Summer events

Monday, July 4

  • Homewood 4th of July parade. Starts at 10 a.m. from St. Joseph Catholic Church parking lot, then follows Ridge Road to Izaak Walton Nature Preserve, where there will be a community picnic.
  • Flossmoor 4th of July parade. Starts at 10 a.m. at Parker Junior High and ends downtown, where there will be fun activities.

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