Tuesday, May 14, 2013
Former Bolingbrook High School state champion girls basketball coach Tony Smith will take charge of the lady Vikings come next school year.
H-F High School will be welcoming a new girls basketball coach come next school year. Former Bolingbrook High School girls basketball coach Tony Smith is taking charge of the lady Vikings, Sun-Times Media reports. Smith boasts an impressive track record with Bolingbrook, including three 4A state titles between 2009 and 2011. “It’s very exciting for us,” H-F athletic director Alec Anderson told the Sun-Times Media. “(Smith) did a great job of interviewing, and the committee really liked him as a coach and as a person.” Smith is replacing Dana Noble, who was not rehired at H-F after a 63-25 record he compiled over his three years at the school. Get the rest of the story from the Sun-Times Media
Monday, April 29, 2013
The Flossmoor native is one of 24 state finalists who competed for a chance to go to New York for the National High School Musical Theater Awards.
Christopher Kelley of H-F High School was one of 24 finalists competing Monday for a chance to represent the state in the National High School Musical Theater Awards. Top Chicago theater professionals judged Kelley’s performance along with those of 11 other male actors and 12 female actors during the Second Annual Illinois High School Musical Theater Awards at the Broadway Playhouse in Chicago. One male and one female actor were chosen from the group to win an all-expenses paid trip to New York where they will represent Illinois in the national competition. You can find more information on the Illinois High School Music Awards at the Broadway in Chicago website. Want to share your good news? Post it on Patch!
Monday, March 25, 2013
Nearly 20 H-F athletes have already been picked up to play on the collegiate level next year.
Colleges and universities across the country are signing Homewood-Flossmoor High School athletes to play for them, Sun-Times Media reports. Here’s a glimpse of the college-bound Vikings: Like H-F Patch on Facebook
Thursday, January 24, 2013
Homewood-Flossmoor's Lamar Wooford-Humphrey made two 3-pointers and scored 17 points in the Vikings' 65-44 boys basketball victory over Lincoln-Way Central. You can vote for him to be this week's Patch MVP!
Wednesday, January 23, 2013
19-year-old H-F grad Ashley Curry was featured on American Idol's tryout portion last week, but the judges weren't very impressed.
Scroll to 1:53 to see Curry's feature The judges weren't too fond of 19-year-old Homewood-Flossmoor High School grad Ashley Curry's voice. Do you think they were fair in their judgement? Tell us in the comments. Like H-F Patch on Facebook
Thursday, January 10, 2013
He admits it's a longshot, but worth a try.
Sunday, January 6, 2013
The Vikings fought until the very end in this nail-biter game.
Wednesday, December 19, 2012
There are a lot of athletes from Chicago suburbs—and Patch towns—on some of the best teams in college football this season, including two former H-F Vikings!
The BCS bowl season has begun, but two area schools will wait until after the new year to play in some of the most prestigious bowl games—and their rosters feature lots of area talent from Chicago suburbs and Patch towns. Notre Dame, the No. 1 team in the country, plays Alabama in the BCS National Championship game Jan. 7. And No. 15 Northern Illinois, a surprise BCS team, heads to the Orange Bowl to play No. 12 Florida State on New Year's Day. A number of athletes from Patch towns are on the rosters of these teams, as well as others playing in bowl games over the next few weeks. Many are underclassmen probably yet to see game action, but their names are among some of the most powerful rosters in college football. If we've missed out on …
Tuesday, November 27, 2012
17-year-old Arielle Terry died on Monday following the recent death of her 16-year-old brother.
Homewood-Flossmoor High School student Arielle Terry died Nov. 26 after a brief bout with a recent illness. Arielle collapsed days after her older brother's funeral, Sun-Times Media reports. Keith C. Terry died Nov. 16 in a car crash on I-57 in Champaign County. Terry recently transferred to H-F High School from Shepard High School in Palos, where she was an Air Force JROTC leader. Arielle was a part of the colorguard for the year-end JROTC awards ceremony. She received two awards at the July ceremony. The first, called the Daughters of the American Revolution Award, was for "dependability and good character, discipline, and leadership." The second, a Veterans of Foreign Wars Award, was given to her for "dependability and good character, …
Wednesday, November 14, 2012
A collision between a bus full of H-F High School students and a car could have been much worse as Homewood firefighters say none were hurt in the accident.
A school bus carrying Homewood-Flossmoor High School passengers collided with a car at the intersection of Governors Highway and Cherry Creek Drive around 8 a.m. this morning. None were injured in the crash, according to Homewood Fire Lieutenant Bill Wright. Homewood police have yet to provide comment on who was at fault during the accident. We will update this story when more information becomes available.