H-F boys, girls dominate home meet

September 21, 2021 - 22:08

(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. They were at the front of the pack from the start, with Epley pulling away at about two and a quarter miles.

South Suburban College men's basketball team advances to national tournament

April 17, 2021 - 09:43

The South Suburban College Men’s Basketball Team defeated Bryant & Stratton College by a score of 82-71 on Friday, April 9, to win the National Junior College Athletic Association (NJCAA) Region-IV Championship.

The Bulldogs were led by sophomore guard Deshawndre Washington's 31 points and 13 rebounds. Sophomore forward Chance Love chipped in 21 points and 12 rebounds, and sophomore forward Tyronn Mosley scored 13 for the Bulldogs. 

H-F athletes get shorten schedules due to pandemic 

November 08, 2020 - 08:44

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 kids throughout their season,” he said. 

Youth baseball organizations wrestle with pandemic challenges

July 11, 2020 - 20:28

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 its regular season would be canceled, but the organization planned to create limited opportunities for play.

Homewood Heights extends youth baseball registration to May 1

April 18, 2020 - 21:10

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 May 1. Use coupon code 28433 to receive the discount.

New dates for opening day, picture day, meet and greet and the coaches meeting are yet to be determined. 


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