Tag: sports

Homewood Heights extends youth baseball registration to May 1

Registration has been extended to May 1 for the 2020 Homewood Heights Little League season.  “Once our shelter-in-place is lifted, we’ll be on the fields ready to play,” league officials said in post on the organization’s Facebook page.  The league is also extending a $25-off offer on registration fees through[Read More…]

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Homewood girl makes her mark in baseball

It’s not clear whether Demi Chaney chose baseball or baseball chose her.  It is clear that the 11-year-old Homewood girl is making her way in the traditionally all-male sport. You’ve reached subscriber-only content Register for free to continue reading  Free 3-day trial Already a subscriber? Log in here.

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Local runners club eager to compete in Hidden Gem

When organizers announced the Hidden Gem Half Marathon in Flossmoor, local runners leaped at the chance. Kaila Konecki, a regular runner with the HF Community Running Club, said she was excited when she heard the news.    “I was actually like the fifth person to register. I was all over it,”[Read More…]

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IHSA inducts local ref into basketball hall of fame

For more than 30 years, John Messaglia’s side job as a referee had him calling personal fouls, three-second violations and double dribbles at basketball games. The Illinois High School Association recently inducted Messaglia inducted into the Illinois Basketball Coaches Association Hall of Fame for outstanding achievement in basketball.   You’ve reached subscriber-only[Read More…]

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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’ve reached subscriber-only content Register for free to continue reading  Free 3-day trial Already a subscriber? Log in here.

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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