Even though competitive dance was moved from higher-risk to lower-risk in Illinois Department of Public Health COVID-19 safety guidelines, the sport still faces interesting barriers this season.
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.
Illinois governor on Tuesday put forth enhanced mitigations statewide in response to the COVID-19 pandemic.
With the fate of IHSA basketball as a winter sport up in the air and wrestling already shifted to later in the school year, how will kids be able to compete in all of their desired sports?
Craig Anderson feels the IHSA can navigate through the COVID-19 pandemic, but he acknowledges the last seven months have been filled with difficulties.
Governor answered more questions Wednesday about high school sports and why those like football continue to be postponed.
Once a COVID-19 vaccination is created, will high school athletes around the nation be required to receive it in order to compete?
The NFHS is supporting an ongoing aerosol study that likely will have an impact on prep sports — especially indoor activities.
NFHS executive director Dr. Karissa Niehoff spoke about issues facing kids who are being held out of their sports right now — and they aren't all athletic-based.
High school athletic departments this month have faced their first tests when it comes to determining if they can safely host fall sporting events.
Numerous area cross-country teams are operating under uncertain regular-season schedules, pointing to issues IHSA teams can face with pandemic-related travel restrictions.
Though nearly all 2020 IHSA fall sports are being contested outdoors, athletic directors still have to plan sanitation efforts for their school's facilities.
Illinois Department of Public Health restrictions on fan attendance at high school sports events means few to no spectators will be present at fall showcases.
Athletes are being asked to spread out as much as possible when traveling, meaning more vehicles likely will be required to get kids to and from events.
Athletes and coaches are at the forefront of IHSA pandemic guideline discussions, but officials are important to the conversation as well.
Athletes in multiple IESA sports will not contest their 2020 fall seasons, with organization officials announcing Friday that boys' and girls' golf, baseball, softball and boys' and girls' cross-country will not occur as scheduled.
Athletes and coaches associated with the IESA have joined those attached to the IHSA in continuing to wait for a fall sports announcement, with Wednesday’s IESA Board of Directors meeting not resulting in a decision about whether those activities will occur as scheduled.