Tag: sports

Chance finally comes for D153 teacher to run Boston

Matt Johnson is the band director at James Hart School in Homewood, but he’s also an avid runner who got his chance to run the 2022 Boston Marathon April 18. ‘It’s definitely a lifetime achievement and accomplishment. I’ve been trying to get in it for years, so it was fun[Read More…]

Coyote Run Golf Course continues to see increase in rounds played

Enthusiasm for golf remains high at the Homewood-Flossmoor Park District’s Coyote Run Golf Course in Flossmoor. Tom Denklau, golf course manager, reported to the H-F Park District’s board of commissioners that Coyote Run’s number of rounds was up 23.2% year-to-date through August. That’s a higher number than the 11.3% national[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 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…]

Youth baseball organizations wrestle with pandemic challenges

Youth baseball organizations are struggling to make a go of a 2020 season hampered by the COVID-19 pandemic. Homewood Baseball and Softball (HBBSB) is preparing for a late start to its regular season. Flossmoor Baseball and Softball (FBBSB) has canceled all activities until further notice. In mid-May, FBBSB announced that[Read More…]

Summer events

Saturday, June 25

  • Homewood Farmers Market, 8 a.m. to 1 p.m. in Martin Square.
  • Amtrak station rehabilitation ribbon cutting, 8:30 a.m. at the station.

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