New Guidelines For High School Sports Amid COVID-19 Released

CHAMPAIGN – On Friday, the Illinois High School Association released guidelines for allowing student athletes to practice and play. It comes as the Illinois Department of Public Health announced the number of confirmed coronavirus cases grew to 145,750 including 7,005 deaths. Here are a few of the Phase 4 Return To Play Guidelines: Schools must […]

IHSA Summer Sports Guidelines Released, Future Of Team Sports Uncertain

SPRINGFIELD – An Illinois high school sports coach has mixed feelings about the state’s new guidelines on high school athletics. Sonthana Thongsithavong, the tennis coach at Glenwood High School in Chatham, said the Illinois Department of Public Health is now allowing voluntary strength and conditioning sessions outside, but with restrictions. He said that bodes well […]

News Around Illinois – April 22, 2020

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Pritzker: COVID-19 Case Peak Hasn’t Happened Yet CHICAGO – The Illinois Department of Public Health (IDPH) announced 1,551 new cases of COVID-19 in the state Tuesday. That brings the statewide total to more than 33,000. 119 new fatalities brings the death toll to more than 1,400. IDPH noted that of the people who had confirmed […]