PEORIA – The start of high school basketball in central Illinois is on the horizon, and a timetable has been set for football, volleyball, soccer and other sports. The Illinois High School Association on Wednesday announced its revised calendar for the remainder of the academic year after COVID-19 restrictions put activities on hold for most of […]
The Illinois Department of Public Health announced that all high school sports are now allowed to play in regions that are in Phase 4 of the State’s…
UPDATED 5:45 p.m. | The high school basketball season will play on as planned despite a surge in COVID-19 cases across Illinois.
After weekend protests against postponing many fall high school sports, Gov. JB Pritzker again defended the decision.
Amid growing calls to allow contact sports to resume this fall, Illinois’ governor Tuesday appeared to double down on postponement of the seasons.
More than 500 parents and students rallied Sunday to pressure Gov. JB Pritzker to reinstate fall season contact sports.
After reversing course and prohibiting physical contact, the Illinois High School Association is now trying to determine if and how to allow fall…
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 […]
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 […]