High School Sports - Chicago Sun-Times http://highschoolsports.suntimes.com Latest news from the Chicago Sun-Times - High School Sports en-us webmaster@suntimes.com (Editor) Newspapers http://highschoolsports.suntimes.com/csp/cms/sites/YourSeason/assets/img/logo.gif Chicago Sun-Times http://highschoolsports.suntimes.com 84 34 30 Copyright 2014 <![CDATA[ Girls Tennis: Homewood-Flossmoor remains near the top after Day 1 of state finals ]]>
Gaby Rosales had little trouble justifying her lofty status Thursday at the Girls State Tennis Tournament. A 9-16 seed, Rosales dropped just five games in posting a trio of straight-set victories on the opening day of play. The outcomes enabled the junior to qualify for the Round of Sixteen on Friday in the meet contested at 14 northwest suburban sites, including host … ]]>
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<![CDATA[ Girls Golf: Lincoln-Way East captures league title ]]> Lincoln-Way East sophomore Kelly Sterling won her second SouthWest Suburban Blue title and the Griffins ended Homewood-Flossmoor’s five-year conference reign Wednesday at Old Oak Country Club in Homer Glen. Lincoln-Way East totaled 332 ahead of runner-up Sandburg (388) and third-place Lockport (413). “It’s great for our girls,” Lincoln-Way East coach Mary McGivern said. “They’ve been working really hard, in the offseason and … ]]> Wed, 26 Sep 2012 20:40:26 CST http://highschoolsports.suntimes.com/schools/homewoodflossmoor/other_sports/15401124-393/girls-golf-lincoln-way-east-captures-league-title.html http://highschoolsports.suntimes.com/schools/homewoodflossmoor/other_sports/15401124-393/girls-golf-lincoln-way-east-captures-league-title.html <![CDATA[ Girls Tennis: Kelsey Forkin, Kat Samardzija lead Lockport to title ]]>
Winning any tournament first-place medal is pretty cool. Beating Homewood-Flossmoor to do it? Lockport senior Kelsey Forkin’s smile was extra, extra wide after Saturday’s Lincoln-Way East Varsity Invitational. “This is my fourth year of playing high school tennis and I finally beat H-F. This is pretty exciting,” Forkin beamed after she and partner Kat Samardzija defeated H-F’s Timara Maxwell and Allisson Lesner … ]]>
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<![CDATA[ Girls Tennis: Lockport’s Kelsey Forkin, Kat Samardzija double their pleasure ]]>
Winning any tournament first-place medal is pretty cool. Beating Homewood-Flossmoor to do it? Lockport senior Kelsey Forkin’s smile was extra, extra wide after Saturday’s Lincoln-Way East Varsity Invitational. “This is my fourth year of playing high school tennis and I finally beat H-F. This is pretty exciting,” Forkin beamed after she and partner Kat Samardzija defeated H-F’s Timara Maxwell and Allisson Lesner … ]]>
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<![CDATA[ Girls Golf: Lincoln-Way Central tops Homewood-Flossmoor ]]>
With morning and afternoon showers hitting Coyote Run Golf Course on Thursday, Lincoln-Way Central and Homewood-Flossmoor didn’t let the soggy conditions dampen their scores. Central’s Clara Scheer overcame the conditions best, leading all players with a 9-over 45 over the front nine. “It was really wet on the tees and you’d take these huge divots,” Scheer said. “I didn’t focus on the … ]]>
Thu, 16 Aug 2012 20:50:31 CST http://highschoolsports.suntimes.com/schools/homewoodflossmoor/other_sports/14540694-393/girls-golf-lincoln-way-central-tops-homewood-flossmoor.html http://highschoolsports.suntimes.com/schools/homewoodflossmoor/other_sports/14540694-393/girls-golf-lincoln-way-central-tops-homewood-flossmoor.html
<![CDATA[ Boys Water Polo: Homewood-Flossmoor overcomes Lincoln-Way East ]]>
Homewood-Flossmoor’s Zack Peterson admitted the inexperienced Vikings may have been a bit intimidated by the sectional stage early in Wednesday’s game against Lincoln-Way East. After a slow start, it mostly was Peterson doing the intimidating as H-F took control in the second quarter and held on for an 11-9 win in a Lincoln-Way Central Sectional quarterfinal. “I think we were all kind … ]]>
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<![CDATA[ Girls Water Polo: Rebecca Mathews leads Homewood-Flossmoor past Lincoln-Way East ]]> It didn’t come without a strong fight from Lincoln-Way East, but Homewood-Flossmoor clinched at least a share of its third straight SouthWest Suburban Blue girls water polo title Wednesday. Senior Rebecca Mathews scored four goals and the Vikings held the Griffins to one second-half score in a 7-4 win in Flossmoor. “Our defense was good today,” Mathews said. “If our defense is … ]]> Wed, 02 May 2012 20:05:59 CST http://highschoolsports.suntimes.com/schools/homewoodflossmoor/other_sports/12281735-393/girls-water-polo-rebecca-mathews-leads-homewood-flossmoor-past-lincoln-way-east.html http://highschoolsports.suntimes.com/schools/homewoodflossmoor/other_sports/12281735-393/girls-water-polo-rebecca-mathews-leads-homewood-flossmoor-past-lincoln-way-east.html <![CDATA[ Girls Track: Homewood-Flossmoor sprints to Trevian Invitational title ]]> On a cold, windy day which saw New Trier dominate the Trevian Invitational’s distance races, it was Homewood-Floosmoor’s excellence in sprints and relays which pushed the Vikings to a comfortable 121-81 victory over second-place New Trier. Homewood Flossmoor won all but one of the sprint races. Taylor Farley won the 100-meter dash and 200-meter dash, and Jayla Stewart won the 100-meter hurdles. … ]]> Sat, 28 Apr 2012 17:58:36 CST http://highschoolsports.suntimes.com/schools/homewoodflossmoor/other_sports/12197206-393/girls-track-homewood-flossmoor-sprints-to-trevian-invitational-title.html http://highschoolsports.suntimes.com/schools/homewoodflossmoor/other_sports/12197206-393/girls-track-homewood-flossmoor-sprints-to-trevian-invitational-title.html <![CDATA[ Girls Water Polo: Homewood-Flossmoor nips Lincoln-Way Central ]]>
A role player on Homewood-Flossmoor’s state-qualifying teams the past two seasons, Tess Adamonis knew she’d have to play a bigger role if the Vikings were going to have similar success this year. Adamonis was up to the challenge Tuesday, scoring a team-high three goals, including the game-tying score in the final minute of regulation and the game winner in the host Vikings’ … ]]>
Tue, 24 Apr 2012 21:10:55 CST http://highschoolsports.suntimes.com/schools/homewoodflossmoor/other_sports/12116798-393/girls-water-polo-homewood-flossmoor-nips-lincoln-way-central.html http://highschoolsports.suntimes.com/schools/homewoodflossmoor/other_sports/12116798-393/girls-water-polo-homewood-flossmoor-nips-lincoln-way-central.html
<![CDATA[ Girls Water Polo: Homewood-Flossmoor outlasts Lincoln-Way North ]]>
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<![CDATA[ Girls Water Polo: Anna Tenny, Rebecca Mathews lead Homewood-Flossmoor past Andrew ]]> Homewood-Flossmoor junior goalkeeper Anna Shirer had a pretty good view of what was going on at the other end of the pool during the first half of Tuesday’s 14-6 SouthWest Suburban crossover win against host Andrew. It wasn’t pretty. “(Andrew’s) defense was really good, and they were kind of pushing us around a lot,” Shirer said. “Everybody was kind of like, ‘Awwww, … ]]> Tue, 10 Apr 2012 18:42:12 CST http://highschoolsports.suntimes.com/schools/homewoodflossmoor/other_sports/11828522-393/girls-water-polo-anna-tenny-rebecca-mathews-lead-homewood-flossmoor-past-andrew.html http://highschoolsports.suntimes.com/schools/homewoodflossmoor/other_sports/11828522-393/girls-water-polo-anna-tenny-rebecca-mathews-lead-homewood-flossmoor-past-andrew.html <![CDATA[ Boys Water Polo: Sandburg denies Homewood-Flossmoor ]]>
After Monday’s 13-12 win over Lockport, Sandburg coach Jim Caliendo put the team’s emphasis back on defense. Thursday, the Eagles picked it up on “D” at the right time, earning a 9-5 win over Homewood-Flossmoor in a battle for first in the SouthWest Suburban Blue in Orland Park. “That was our best defensive game,” Caliendo said. “We were switching really well. I … ]]>
Thu, 05 Apr 2012 20:44:01 CST http://highschoolsports.suntimes.com/schools/homewoodflossmoor/other_sports/11742369-393/boys-water-polo-sandburg-denies-homewood-flossmoor.html http://highschoolsports.suntimes.com/schools/homewoodflossmoor/other_sports/11742369-393/boys-water-polo-sandburg-denies-homewood-flossmoor.html
<![CDATA[ Boys Water Polo: Homewood-Flossmoor edges Lockport ]]> No Southland water polo team had to replace more talent coming into the season than Homewood-Flossmoor. The Vikings have taken a few lumps early in the season, but it’s starting to come together. Thursday, the H-F offense was firing on all cylinders in a thrilling 18-17 SouthWest Suburban Blue win over host Lockport. “We’ve come a long way since the beginning of … ]]> Thu, 29 Mar 2012 21:23:04 CST http://highschoolsports.suntimes.com/schools/homewoodflossmoor/other_sports/11608864-393/boys-water-polo-homewood-flossmoor-edges-lockport.html http://highschoolsports.suntimes.com/schools/homewoodflossmoor/other_sports/11608864-393/boys-water-polo-homewood-flossmoor-edges-lockport.html <![CDATA[ Alec Anderson to replace Joe Skowronski as athletic director at H-F ]]>
The way Alec Anderson sees it, “timing is everything.” In his seven years as Bolingbrook’s athletic director, he’s presided over a golden era, including the dynasty in girls basketball and the Raiders’ first state football championship in the fall. Now, he will be moving on to another school rich in athletic success, Homewood-Flossmoor. “I wasn’t looking to leave here, I wasn’t pursuing … ]]>
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<![CDATA[ Badminton: Solid start for L-Way Central ]]>
Lincoln-Way Central got strong doubles plays at its own season-opening quadrangular and won two of three matches Monday. The Knights defeated Oak Forest 5-3 and Homewood-Flossmoor 7-1 between a 7-1 loss to Hinsdale South, which finished fourth at state last year. “Overall, I was very happy,” Central coach Liz Karales said. “I thought the girls played very well. We even gave Hinsdale … ]]>
Mon, 12 Mar 2012 22:02:01 CST http://highschoolsports.suntimes.com/schools/homewoodflossmoor/other_sports/11254630-393/badminton-solid-start-for-l-way-central.html http://highschoolsports.suntimes.com/schools/homewoodflossmoor/other_sports/11254630-393/badminton-solid-start-for-l-way-central.html