Chicago sportscaster Laurence Holmes, center, was welcomed to the Vikings Baseball fundraiser by John McCarthy, left, coach of the team, and Steve Anderson, president of the Vikings Baseball Booster Club. (Marilyn Thomas/H-F Chronicle)
Education, Feature, Sports

Sportscaster recognizes community’s support for Vikings baseball

Sports broadcaster Laurence Holmes said he could feel the positive vibes in the room Saturday, Jan. 27, when he addressed supporters of Homewood-Flossmoor High Vikings Baseball at their annual fundraiser.

“To walk into this place and see the type of job you’re doing to support a baseball program is top notch. I love what the actual word ‘community’ seems to mean to everyone in this room,” he said, “and the amount of time and money that you’re putting in for these young men is really admirable.

Chicago sportscaster Laurence Holmes, center, was welcomed . . .

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