Homewood-Flossmoor High School's chess team participated in the IHSA State Final Chess Tournament Feb. 8 and 9 in Peoria.
Taking a job at Homewood-Flossmoor High School changed Catherine Ross-Cook's life. Now she is one of 32 finalists from across Illinois nominated for the 2019 Golden Apple Award given in recognition of excellence in teaching.
Homewood-Flossmoor’s Vikings dominated Lockport 74-57 to give the team the perfect ending to their Senior Night celebration. Senior Issac Stanback led the way for the Vikings with 22 points and 13 rebounds.
The Homewood-Flossmoor High School chess team will be competing in the IHSA State Championship Chess Tournament Feb. 8 and 9 in Peoria after moving up through two major competitions.
The team won the SWSC Conference Tournament Jan. 19 by defeating Andrew High School in the finals “redeeming our only loss to them earlier in the season,” said coach Matt Bonges, an H-F physics teacher.
Homewood-Flossmoor High School has two more trophies thanks to the outstanding work of two cheerleading squads. After qualifying for the meet in December, the two H-F cheerleading teams were among more than 80 teams given five minutes to perform routines at the 35th Annual Illinois Cheerleading Coaches Association championships Jan. 5 and 6 in Springfield.
Homewood-Flossmoor's Vikings couldn't compete against Bolingbrook's 16-4 run in the third quarter of Friday's at-home game. Despite their best efforts, the Vikings took the 86-63 loss.