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Edison turns the light on for H-F girls track and Vikes head to state

Alex Edison is aiming high.

The Homewood-Flossmoor High School senior will lead the Vikings girls track team into the state championship this weekend on the campus of Eastern Illinois University in Charleston. 

“I’m planning on being on the podium for everything,” Edison said. “I want to win state for the 400 (meter dash), the 100, the (400 relay), hopefully the (200).” 

Sprinter Alex Edison is seeded in the top five in four events as Homewood-Flossmoor tries to win another girls track state title Saturday. (David P. Funk/H-F . . .

Winter events

THURSDAY, DEC. 1

  • Flossmoor Business Association open house, 5 to 7 p.m., downtown Flossmoor.

FRIDAY, DEC. 2

  • Holiday Lights in Homewood, 5 to 9 p.m., Ridge Road and Martin Avenue downtown. Shopping, carousel, mulled wine, cookies, ice sculpture, music, antique car parade.
  • Tree-lighting ceremony with Santa Claus, 7 p.m., Irwin Park.

SATURDAY, DEC. 3

  • Janet Gustafson’s gingerbread village tours, 3 to 6 p.m. Register at flossmoor.org.

 

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