Author: David P. Funk

Freshman London Jarrett has big dreams with H-F track

London Jarrett is a freshman. The Homewood-Flossmoor sprinter, hurdler and jumper knows that. If she didn’t, older opponents don’t mind telling her with pre-race chirps. “They look at the start and say ‘She’s just a freshman. She’s not that good,’” Jarrett said. “I just look and say ‘OK.’”  But when[Read More…]

H-F’s Dismukes named IBCA coach of the year

The honors continue to roll in for the Homewood-Flossmoor boys basketball team.  Coach Jamere Dismukes was named Illinois Basketball Coaches Association Coach of the Year, the school announced Friday. He led the Vikings to a 34-4 record, a share of the SouthWest Suburban Conference Blue championship and the Class 4A[Read More…]

Successful winter for H-F Swim Club

Homewood-Flossmoor Swim Club is continuing to grow and beginning to experience levels of success the youth team has not seen since before the pandemic.  The winter was a successful one, coach Chris Baker said. The club had double digit swimmers advance to the regional level and three make the state[Read More…]

H-F softball aiming for a good time this spring

Softball dugouts are not quiet places, but Homewood-Flossmoor’s echoes with laughing,  cheering, talking and dancing.  The players obviously enjoy playing with each other, and Coach Corinne Zimmerman said that can only be a good thing. “I’ve known most of these girls for a really long time. We all played rec[Read More…]

H-F coach not surprised by state basketball title

Jamere Dismukes knew this team was special pretty early. Last summer, Homewood-Flossmoor won the Nike Chicago Basketball Academy tournament at Whitney Young. The field was loaded, including some of the state’s traditional powerhouses. The Vikings beat Curie, Kenwood Academy and Simeon that week to take the title. What’s more, they[Read More…]

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