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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.

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.