State Stories

Entries for January 2014

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2014 Boys Bowling
The 2014 season marks the 12th in the history of the IHSA Boys Bowling State Series and the bar continues to be raised. A year ago, Lockport became the second school (Edwardsville, 2004) in the history of the tournament to take home the team state championship and the individual title in the same se... Read more
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2014 Competitive Dance
The IHSA held its inaugural State Series in Competitive Dance in 2013 and saw Metro-East Lutheran (1A), Crystal Lake Central (2A) and Maine South (3A) take home the historic first state titles. The second annual edition of the State Finals returns to U.S. Cellular Coliseum in Bloomington on Friday, ... Read more
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Mt. Carmel's Tyra Buss Sets State Career Scoring Record
On December 28, 2013 Mt. Carmel High School senior guard Tyra Buss swished a three-porter in the first quarter of the Lady Aces contest against Princeton (Ind.) High School in a tournament in Ft. Branch, Indiana. The three pushed Buss’ high school career scoring mark to 4,033 points, making he... Read more
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Chicago Bears Honor IHSA Football State Champions
The Chicago Bears honored the 2013 IHSA Football State Champions with a special moment of recognition during halftime of their December 29 game against the Green Bay Packers at Soldier Field. Photos of players and coaches from each title team running onto the field are courtesy of photographer Bill ... Read more
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Guilford Cheerleading Recognizes IHSA Official Jane Tallitsch
The letter below was sent to the IHSA by Guilford High School Cheerleading Coach Shelli McGinley and published with her consent:   "I wanted to take a few minutes of your time to express my ultimate gratitude to an IHSA Official. I don't often find myself writing letters of this nature, ho... Read more
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SAWA - Rockford East HS Cheerleading Team
As a part of the IHSA Do What’s Right! Sportsmanship Program, member school personnel and licensed IHSA officials have the ability to recognize acts of exemplary sportsmanship and integrity that occur in IHSA events throughout the school year via the Sport A Winning Attitude Report (SAWA). Tho... Read more