Tag: H-F sports

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Watson-Castro wins state wrestling championship

Attalia Watson-Castro holds her nephew, Kainoa Watson, in one arm and a sign proclaiming her as the state champion wrestler in the 135-pound class in the other. Watson-Castro and her teammates received a lights-and-sirens escort from Interstate 80 to Homewood-Flossmoor High School’s North Building, arriving shortly before 9:30 p.m. Saturday.[Read More…]

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Depleted H-F wrestling roster shows well at top-tier event in Indiana

Homewood-Flossmoor 220-pounder Justin Thomas stands atop the podium after winning the Carnahan Invite Saturday in Crown Point, Indiana. (David P. Funk/H-F Chronicle) It wasn’t what it maybe could have or should have been, but a Homewood-Flossmoor roster depleted by non-Covid illness had a respectable showing at the Carnahan Memorial Invitational[Read More…]

H-F board accepts two bids for work on softball, baseball fields

The District 233 school board met in special session Wednesday, Nov. 24, to approve two bids for work on the Homewood-Flossmoor High School baseball and softball fields. The board approved a contract with Chicago Heights Construction for $784,215. This covers site clearing, excavation and preparation, including a new underdrain system,[Read More…]

H-F boys, girls dominate home meet

(Updated at 9:30 a.m. Sept. 23) Nobody was supposed to be trying to break records at the Vikings’ home invite on Tuesday, Sept. 21. Somebody forgot to tell H-F’s top runners, though. In the boys race, Habtamu Epley, Dane Ivancevic and Denzel Lee finished 1-2-3 and each notched personal bests.[Read More…]

H-F boys volleyball team wins Regionals, loses in Sectionals

The Homewood-Flossmoor High School boys volleyball team made it through regular season play, won the regional title and advanced to the sectional round in tournament play before losing to Marist High School. Head Coach Mark Ciesielski said extending the season into the playoffs was an entire group effort, but he[Read More…]

H-F Girls Track & Field team takes 2nd place in state

The Homewood-Flossmoor High School girls track and field team had outstanding outcomes in major events and their collective score brought home the second place trophy from the IHSA track & field state competition Saturday on the campus of Eastern Illinois University. Sophomore Ana-Liese Torian won three individual honors: First for[Read More…]

H-F athletes get shorten schedules due to pandemic 

Matthew Lyke, athletic director at Homewood-Flossmoor High School, intends on giving H-F student athletes “memorable experiences” despite shortened schedules and COVID-19 precautions. “The kids may not have the same amount of contests, and tournaments and invitationals like they used to, but we are still providing competitive, memorable moments for these[Read More…]

Fall events

SATURDAY, NOV 26

  • Celebrate the season in Flossmoor from 3 to 5:30 p.m. Shopping, Santa, singing and more in downtown Flossmoor. Tree lighting ceremony in Flossmoor Park at 5:30 p.m.
  • Small Business Saturday in Homewood and Flossmoor. Holiday shoppers can help local merchants succeed.

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