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Injuries at state meet knock H-F boys track team to 11th place

The highly ranked Homewood-Flossmoor High School varsity boys track and field team was knocked out of a top slot in a June 19 state meet after several team members suffered injuries on the track.

H-F sent eight all-state athletes to the competition, but came in 11th in the IHSA meet. Head track coach Nate Beebe said, “It ended up being a little disappointing,” but he recognized the outstanding strides the team made, despite the adversity.

Senior Marshall Ellis broke a school record in the 100-meter dash and was third overall in . . .

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