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Another trio of Homewood-Flossmoor athletes officially signed to play college sports Wednesday, April 20, as the school held a photo session for the students and their families.

Colton Karczewski signed his letter to play college baseball at the Division III level at the University of Dubuque in Iowa.

The Spartans roster currently includes 17 players from Illinois and another from Indiana who went to high school at Mount Carmel.

“That wasn’t important to me, but it happens to be nice,” he said. “They like recruiting from Illinois, I guess.”

Karczewski visited the campus in September. He said the . . .

Winter events



  • Nanny Nikki holiday music program at Flossmoor Public Library, 1000 Sterling Ave., at 11 a.m.
  • You Matter 2 Winter Wonderland from noon to 4 p.m. at Flossmoor Community Church, 2218 Hutchison Road. Holiday fun and activities for the whole family to enjoy. Tickets are $5 to $10 at bit.ly/3VLh2m4.
  • Miracle on Martin in downtown Homewood, 3 to 6 p.m. Ice sculpture walk, horse-drawn carriage rides, s’mores and more.



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