Tuesday, February 28, 2012
Sandburg junior wrestling standpout Mitch Cook gained the most support in "Roar of the Crowd" polling. He is now eligible for February Patch Athlete of the Month Recognition.
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Saturday, February 25, 2012
Delvon Rencher scored 16 points in Homewood-Flossmoor's 68-57 boys basketball victory over Joliet Central on Friday night.
Friday, January 13, 2012
Andrew leapfrogged Bloom and staked its claim to the No. 1 spot in the Patch Power Rankings for boys basketball. H-F held steady in the No. 3 spot. Marist and Brother Rice will square off on Tuesday (Jan. 17) to settle their battle for the 4-5 positions.
1. Andrew (11-0): Jawad Adekoya and Glorind Lisha each scored 19 points in a 61-46 victory at Lincoln-Way East. The T-Bolts play host to Thornridge tonight, then play at Illiana Christian on Saturday. 2. Bloom ((14-2): Henry Hicks made 8-of-10 shots and scored a season-high 17 points in a 55-35 victory at Joliet Central. The Trojans snapped a two-game losing streak. Conditions call for a “Whiteout” performance vs. Crete-Monee tonight. Tip-off is at 6:30 p.m. at Bloom Trail. 3. Homewood-Flossmoor (10-4): Ah, that’s more like it. Delvon Rencher fueled a 15-2 first-quarter burst in H-F’s 58-49 victory over Bolingbrook. Rencher finished with 13 points and eight rebounds. The Vikings face Sandburg in a Southwest Suburban Blue showdown tonight …
Saturday, January 7, 2012
Delvon Rencher and Homewood-Flossmoor powered past Bolingbrook in Southwest Suburban Blue Conference play on Friday night.
Wednesday, December 28, 2011
Tim Williams scored 18 points and grabbed 10 rebounds in Homewood-Flossmoor's 58-36 victory over Von Steuben in play at the Proviso West holiday tournament.
Saturday, December 17, 2011
Homewood-Flossmoor 60, Lincoln-Way East 45: Tim Williams led the Vikings to a big victory on Friday night in Southwest Suburban Blue boys basketball action.
One minute he was dunking the basketball. The next Homewood-Flossmoor's Tim Williams was firing in three-pointers. Williams scored 19 points and hit three 3-pointers in H-F's 60-45 boys basketball victory over Lincoln-Way East on Friday night at Homewood-Flossmoor. Tyrone Sherman added nine points for the Vikings. H-F used a 16-0 third-quarter scoring run to distance itself from Lincoln-Way East. The Griffins were led by Jelani Yancy's 12 points. Check out the photo highlights.
Friday, December 9, 2011
Homewood-Flossmoor senior Delvon Rencher scores 26 points as the Vikings win 49-43 in overtime to avoid the upset.
Thursday, December 8, 2011
Providence Catholic's Alex Shermulis, who outpolled five other south suburban athletes to get this week's honor.
Girls basketball star Alex Shermulis of Providence Catholic outpolled five others in balloting for Patch Athlete of the Week honors. She got 63 percent of the vote. Shermulis is now eligible for December Patch Athlete of the Month recognition. The nominees for Southland Patch Athlete of the Week, Nov. 27 to Dec. 3, were: LaTondra Brooks, girls basketball, Oak Lawn: Brooks scored 34 points in a 69-50 win over Morton. Jon Calhoun, boys basketball, Tinley Park: Calhoun scored 20 points and grabbed two rebounds in a 58-56 win over Oak Lawn. His last-second layup was the game-winner for the Titans. Cory Chojnowski, wrestling, Andrew: Chojnowski won the heavyweight championship at the Stagg Invitational. He also led the T-Bolts to a second-place…
Friday, December 2, 2011
Delvon Rencher, Tyrone Sherman and Tim Williams power Homewood-Flossmoor to a 60-53 boys basketball victory over Joliet West on Friday night.
Wednesday, November 23, 2011
Homewood-Flossmoor boys basketball coach Jim McLaughlin has taught his Vikings to embrace their lofty status, but not to take anything for granted once the whistle blows and the action begins.