Author: Donald Crocker

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H-F star pitcher Schlaffer celebrates draft by Cubs

Tyler Schlaffer has been a fan of the Chicago Cubs from the sandbox. Ever since he was little, the Homewood-Flossmoor High School alumnus dreamed of playing for that major league baseball team. Now he’s celebrating his literal dream come true, after being drafted by the Cubs in early June.  You have reached content[Read More…]

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New coach brings energy to H-F baseball team

H-F varsity baseball head coach John McCarthy took over the baseball program last June and has brought a new energy to the team since joining the staff.  You have reached content available exclusively to Homewood-Flossmoor Chronicle digital subscribers. Receive a 3-day free trial of unlimited digital access. Already a subscriber?[Read More…]

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Simeon wins sectional championship, ends H-F season

The Homewood Flossmoor’s Vikings season came to a sour ending Friday night after losing to Simeon 58-43 in the Class 4A sectional championship game.  You have reached content available exclusively to Homewood-Flossmoor Chronicle digital subscribers. Receive a 3-day free trial of unlimited digital access. Already a subscriber? Login here.  

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Stanback, Ogom lead H-F to OT win over Bloom

Homewood-Flossmoor senior forward Issac Stanback helped will the Vikings to a win in an overtime thriller against Bloom 64-61. H-F advances to the second game of the state basketball tournament’s sectional round.   You have reached content available exclusively to Homewood-Flossmoor Chronicle digital subscribers. Receive a 3-day free trial of unlimited digital[Read More…]

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Balanced effort leads Vikings to regional championship

Homewood-Flossmoor’s basketball team Friday advanced to the sectional round of the state boys basketball tournament by defeating St. Rita 55-45. You have reached content available exclusively to Homewood-Flossmoor Chronicle digital subscribers. Receive a 3-day free trial of unlimited digital access. Already a subscriber? Login here.  

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H-F steals game from Marist in close rematch

Homewood Flossmoor’s Vikings survived Marist 42-39 Tuesday, regardless of the Redhawks’ late push in the fourth quarter.  You have reached content available exclusively to Homewood-Flossmoor Chronicle digital subscribers. Receive a 3-day free trial of unlimited digital access. Already a subscriber? Login here.  

Seniors Issac Stanback and Trace Williams pressure Chargers guard Roy Huddleston in the third quarter. (Donald Crocker/H-F Chronicle)

H-F wins seventh straight against Stagg

  Seniors Issac Stanback and  Trace Williams pressure  Chargers guard Roy Huddleston  in the third quarter.   (Donald Crocker/H-F Chronicle) Homewood-Flossmoor’s Vikings overpowered Stagg 60-37 to win the 10th out of their past 11 games. H-F faced a couple of hard fouls by Stagg, but H-F led the Chargers 27-19 after a chippy first half. Stagg, which ran[Read More…]

Fall events

FRIDAY, OCT. 7

  • Anew: Building Beyond Violence and Abuse Sneaker Ball fundraiser.

SATURDAY, OCT. 8

  • Homewood Fire Department open house, 17950 Dixie Highway, 11 a.m. to 2 p.m.
  • Recyclepalooza in Flossmoor, Parker Junior High School parking lot, 9 a.m. to noon.
  • Shops on Sterling grand reopening, 1056 Sterling Ave. in Flossmoor.
  • Pop Culture fourth anniversary celebration, noon until 7 p.m., 18035 Dixie Highway, Homewood.

SATURDAY, OCT. 15

SUNDAY, OCT. 16

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