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Senior Sunley gets things up for H-F volleyball

Lane Sunley is bouncy. The Homewood-Flossmoor senior’s head-above-the-net kills prove the slang descriptor applies, but he’s also literally bouncy. On the court, he’s always hopping and jumping around. Vikings coach Mark Ciesielski calls him the team’s “energizer bunny.”  Sunley is the first to congratulate a teammate after a big play,[Read More…]

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…]

Flossmoor Baseball and Softball mascot Homerun Hank waves to the crowd during opening day ceremonies. (Eric Crump/H-F Chronicle)

Youth baseball opening day ceremonies set for April 20

Youth baseball and softball seasons will launch on April 20 with traditional festivities in both Homewood and Flossmoor. For Homewood Baseball and Softball, the parade of teams will start at 11 a.m. near Irwin Park. Teams march for a mile along Ridge Road to the Izaak Walton baseball fields, tossing candy[Read More…]

Parker seventh graders compete in the IESA state basketball tournament

The District 161 Board of Education recognized Parker Junior High’s seventh-grade boys’ basketball team for playing in the Illinois Elementary School Association (IESA) state tournament. The 2023-24 season was the first time Parker’s seventh-grade team qualified for state. On Jan. 22, Parker defeated defending state champions Markham Prairie Hills 47-40[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…]

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