When asked again Wednesday about the status of postponed fall sports, Illinois' governor stood firm on the delay of those ventures until springtime.
Monticello's football and track and field coach feels the resumption of postponed activities can benefit other sports.
IHSA representatives on Monday released a document indicating guidelines for and addressing questions about the organization's new fall contact days.
Football, volleyball and boys' soccer players wanting to stay in competition this fall can turn to any of the still-active IHSA sports being offered by their schools.
IHSA Executive Director Craig Anderson indicated last month postseason events may take on more of a regionalized approach. If they happen at all.
Uni High boys' soccer player Lucas Wood hopes the time leading up to the Illineks' next season can be used to make the program a local and statewide force.
One of just two returning News-Gazette All-Area first-team selections from last season, Warren also a veteran presence for Mahomet-Seymour group hit hard by graduation.
'It’s going to be important for coaches to share those days and get those kids something to do but we’re not wearing them out,' Unity athletic director and football coach Scott Hamilton said.
The following sports are among those that will happen in the spring, between Feb. 15 and May 1: Football, volleyball, boys' soccer.
With the IHSA Board of Directors meeting on Wednesday, local coaches weighed in on different fall sports scenarios the group could consider.
The IHSA on Friday will take another step toward determining the fate of Illinois' 2020 fall high school sports, with organization representatives slated to meet with leaders of both the Illinois Department of Public Health and Illinois State Board of Education on that day.
The IHSA no longer will create independent guidelines for its "Return To Play" literature, with organization officials announcing Tuesday they'll defer to state departments and Illinois Governor J.B. Pritzker on all future decisions.
Local schools are getting help from the National Federation of State High School Associations for upgraded equipment amid the coronavirus pandemic
Less than a week after the IHSA released Phase 4 of the its "Return To Play" guidelines, organization officials on Thursday published significant rules amendments that, in part, prohibit direct contact between athletes.
Reifsteck, a Danville Area Community College men's basketball signee who nabbed News-Gazette All-Area boys' basketball Player of the Year honors and N-G All-Area boys' soccer first team status, weighs in on his senior year with the Blue Devils.
It was an unusual school year in more ways than one, with the COVID-19 pandemic wiping out most of spring athletics. But plenty of highlights and memories still were created.