Homewood-Flossmoor High School's girls track team state qualifiers. (Provided photo)
Sports

Vikings finish second again at girls track state meet

The Homewood-Flossmoor girls track team was runner up at the Class 3A state meet last week at Eastern Illinois University. It’s the second time in as many seasons that the Vikings were one spot short of a championship.

“As a program and as a staff, we know how difficult it is to be top three in consecutive seasons. Some schools wait quite a while to try to accomplish that feat,” coach Terrance Terry said. “Every year we start off with the goal of winning a state championship or at the very least bringing home a . . .

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Summer events

Monday, July 4

  • Flossmoor Volunteer Fire Department kids parade, starting at 10 a.m. at Parker Junior High, ending in downtown Flossmoor.
  • Homewood 4th of July parade, staring at 10 a.m. at the St. Joseph Catholic Church parking lot, 17951 Dixie Highway, south to Ridge Road, then east to Izaak Walton Nature Preserve, where there will be a community picnic.

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