Author: David P. Funk

Mia Caporale, of Homewood, helped Chicago Christian win conference and regional titles in October. (Provided photo)

Local trio helping Chicago Christian to big season

SPECO.  Chicago Christian High School cross country runners write the acronym on their hands before races. It stands for “Spiritual, Passion, Encouragement, Commitment, Optimism.”  “(SPECO) is just a reminder of how we prioritize stuff,” junior Grace Mullin said.  So far this season, it’s been an effective motivator. The Knights are[Read More…]

H-F football ‘owes it to the community’ to erase last season

Homewood-Flossmoor football coach Terrell Alexander feels a responsibility to make up for last year. The Vikings were 4-5 during 2021’s pandemic-influenced campaign. They fell short of the postseason for the first time in a decade. H-F is ready to turn the page.  “It’s motivating,” Alexander, in his second year with[Read More…]

Homewood-Flossmoor senior-to-be Deion Johnson finished second at 113 pounds on July 19 at the US Marines Junior National Championships in Fargo, North Dakota. (Provided photo)

H-F wrestler finishes second in national tourney

Deion Johnson feels underappreciated and under-recruited going into this senior year at Homewood-Flossmoor. The 113-pounder has now made his presence known on the national wrestling scene.  The Vikings senior-to-be finished second at 113 pounds on July 19 in the US Marine Corps Junior National Championships in Fargo, North Dakota. The[Read More…]

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