Sports

Flossmoor cheer teams again make the Hidden Gem special — for runners and themselves

Jeanne Wilder cheered runners in the Ballantrae neighborhood, where youngster Roman Ford handed out cups of water at the Flossmoor Montessori School water station. Steve and Donna Ramsey raised glasses of mimosas in toasts as runners passed their Heather Hill Crescent home. They represent the range of generations and approaches[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.  Terrell Alexander “It’s motivating,” Alexander, in his second[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…]

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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