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Homer Jr. High golfer shows prowess early

by Brittany Kapa, Assistant Editor Sports, Youth

When Lizzie Anderson was just 8 years old her dad bought her a set of golf clubs for Christmas. 

It was a confusing gift for Anderson; she had never expressed interest in the game before. 

“She always...

Homer Soccer Club sees growth, plans for future

by Brittany Kapa, Assistant Editor Sports, Youth

Homer Soccer Club has become a mainstay for many Lockport and Homer Township community members and has had a residence at Morris Park for the last few years.

The club started in 1983 and has since evolved from a travel...

Homer Jr. High has first state champion in golf, two other finalists

by Submitted content Sports, Youth

The Homer Jr. High golf team was well-represented at this year’s state finals in Peoria, with Lizzie Anderson becoming the first state champion in school history. She shot a 76 to win by one. 

On the boys side, the...