All things considered, people around Homewood-Flossmoor High School boys basketball consider this season a successful one.
Coach Jamere Dismukes was hired only about a month before the first day of practice after previously accepting a job at Rich. The Vikings didn’t get the usual offseason training, open gyms or summer league with him in charge. That’s when teams not only grow as a unit but also develop chemistry.
“I honestly took the offseason for granted for my entire career until this year,” Dismukes said. “I think it plays a huge role in . . .