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 […]
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 […]
Running is more than exercise, it’s therapy. That’s what Jonah Garcia says. So he’s training now harder than ever. Garcia’s a senior distance runner on…
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 […]