Author: David P. Funk

Dismukes ‘happy and content’ with first season at H-F 

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[Read More…]

Murphy fitting her role, leading H-F from the point

Jaeda Murphy is a point guard’s point guard.  The diminutive Homewood-Flossmoor junior is a pass-first, defend-the-perimeter, make-things-happen sort of player who says she always thinks about the team before herself. “Coming into the season, I didn’t really have any goals set for me. I was just coming out here to[Read More…]

H-F’s Robinson brothers win at Powerade wrestling tourney

Homewood-Flossmoor High School wrestling’s Robinson brothers each brought home first-place finishes from the well-respected Powerade tournament in Pennsylvania this week. Jaydon Robinson, a junior, was coming off disappointing finishes at the last two major tournaments he wrestled in Ohio and Indiana. He won the 145-pound division at Powerade, topping Cameron[Read More…]

Homewood-Flossmoor 145-pounder Jaydon Robinson stands disappointed on the third-place step of the podium at the Carnahan Invitational on Dec. 17. (David P. Funk/H-F Chronicle)

Robinson pushing past disappointment for H-F wrestling

Winning third place at the Carnahan Invitational is a reason for a lot of wrestlers to celebrate. The Crown Point, Indiana, wrestling tournament has become one of the more respected high school events in the Great Lakes region in recent years. Homewood-Flossmoor’s Jaydon Robinson wasn’t happy with that Dec. 17[Read More…]

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