An acclimatization schedule has been approved for lower-risk winter sports, and contact days are available to fall, spring and summer athletics on an unlimited basis.
Lower-risk sports can compete out of conference, medium-risk sports can compete within conferences and higher-risk sports can hold intra-team scrimmages.
The 2020-21 IHSA season may currently be on hold, but that doesn't mean we can't take a look at the impacted sports from a different angle. This week: girls' basketball.
Lower-risk winter sports will receive a season start date soon, while the likelihood of events being held in higher-risk sports this school year continues to decrease.
The IHSA Board of Directors' latest meeting resulted in no change to the status of high school sports, which have been paused since mid-November.
Wednesday's IHSA Board of Directors meeting is expected to include discussion about scheduling athletic seasons for the remainder of this school year.
'As adults, we all had our chance at these high school experiences. I just feel terrible for our kids that don't even have a choice in the matter.'
Richard Kidwell hopes to go past the 50-year mark and beyond in that role. The 77-year-old former math teacher at Tuscola is in the same boat as the players, having missed the 2020-21 season.
Area coaches, administrators and fans weigh in with some of their favorite high school basketball holiday tournament memories to cap this two-part series
On the last day of a forgettable year, particularly from a sports perspective, The News-Gazette sports staff offers up 10 noteworthy stories on the local scene from 2020
Area coaches and administrators weigh in on some of their favorite high school basketball holiday tournament memories throughout the years
Even without high school basketball tournaments taking place between Christmas and New Year's this year, we want to find out some favorite highlights from you
District football was shot down by IHSA membership, Oakwood's Katelyn Young reached a scoring milestone and more in Colin Likas' latest look-back.
IHSA officials hope to have low-risk winter sports in competition after the new calendar year begins, but basketball remains in a state of flux.
With no high school athletics likely to occur in Illinois for the rest of the calendar year, Colin Likas begins taking a look back at how the preps scene appeared just one year ago.
The News-Gazette — which for the past 20-plus years has been recognized annually as one of the nation’s top sections by the Associated Press Sports Editors — will be recognized during the IBCA’s Hall of Fame banquet.
Local boys' and girls' basketball players, wrestlers and boys' swimmers and divers visited our Champaign office in October for our annual photo shoot, and their images soon will start appearing in our newspapers.
The IHSA Board of Directors on Wednesday held a discussion update, at which no action was taken regarding currently postponed winter sports.
After initially allowing schools to start their basketball seasons on Nov. 16, the IHSA Board of Directors on Thursday sided with Gov. J.B. Pritzker's recent COVID-19 pandemic mitigations.
The IHSA's board invited to its upcoming gathering representatives from the governor's office and from the Illinois Department of Public Health.
Long-time area official Leroy Schluter would love to have a high school basketball season this winter, but isn't banking on one amid the COVID-19 pandemic: 'It would not surprise me if we don’t play.'
As you all may know, high school basketball is in serious limbo this winter in the state of Illinois amid the COVID-19 pandemic.