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The Illinois High School Association (IHSA) Board of Directors met at its regularly scheduled meeting at the IHSA office in Bloomington on Tuesday, April 21, 2015, where the Board discussed a pair of joint recommendations from the IHSA Sports Medicine Advisory Committee and IHSA Football Advisory Co... Read more
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On April 13, 2015 the Honorable Mary Mikva of the Circuit Court of Cook County ruled in favor of the Illinois High School Association (IHSA) in granting a motion to dismiss a suit alleging that the IHSA’s records were subject to requests under the Freedom of Information Act (FOIA). The court a... Read more
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The Illinois High School Activities Foundation was established to help promote, encourage, and recognize academic and interscholastic achievements by the young people who participate in the interscholastic programs sponsored by IHSA. You can contribute by participating in our Annual Golf Outing. Reg... Read more
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Belleville East teacher Carol Harms (right) has been named the recipient of the NFHS Outstanding Speech, Debate, Theatre Educator Award for NFHS Section 4. The NFHS’s membership consists of state high school associations and affiliate members in all 50 states and the District of Columbia which... Read more
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Prospect High School (Mt. Prospect) was named the inaugural winner of the IHSA Class 3A/4A Student Section Showdown on Saturday, March 21, 2015. Representatives from each of the four Class 3A/4A finalists – Morton (Berwyn/Cicero), Normal Community, Ottawa Township & Prospect (pictured a... Read more
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The Illinois High School Association (IHSA) Board of Directors met for their regularly scheduled March meeting on Saturday, March 21 at the Peoria Marriott Pere Marquette in Peoria. The Board reviewed the host proposals for the IHSA Boys & Girls Basketball State Final tournaments as a part of... Read more
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Comcast SportsNet, the television home of the IHSA State Championships, will be airing LIVE coverage of the 2015 Illinois High School Association Boys Basketball State Championships on Friday and Saturday, March 13-14 (Class 1A/2A) and Friday and Saturday, March 20-21 (Class 3A/4A) from Carver Arena... Read more
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Central A&M High School was named the inaugural winner of the IHSA Class 1A/2A Student Section Showdown on Saturday, March 14, 2015. Representatives from each of the four Class 1A/2A finalists - Central A&M, Dwight, Hinckley-Big Rock & Olympia (pictured above) – were on hand at ... Read more
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The Chicago Public Schools suspended North Lawndale High School and Marshall High School three games for their roles in the incident at Westinghouse High School in the IHSA Boys Basketball Sectional semifinal on March 11. The forfeit advances St. Joseph (Westchester) to the IHSA Super-Sectional. A s... Read more
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Illinois High School Association (IHSA) Assistant Executive Director and resident historian Scott Johnson has unearthed the earliest video of the famed IHSA Boys Basketball State Tournament, courtesy of H.V. Porter. The video consists of on, and off the court, action from the 1932-1936 IHSA State Fi... Read more
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St. Rita of Cascia High School senior Ethan Gray has been selected as the 2015 national recipient of the “National High School Heart of the Arts Award” by the National Federation of State High School Associations (NFHS). The National High School Heart of the Arts Award was created by ... Read more
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The IHSA Student Advisory Committee has completed its voting on the Class 1A & 2A and Class 3A & 4A entries in the inaugural Student Sectional Showdown. The four Class 1A & 2A  finalists in alphabetical order are Central A&M, Dwight, Hinckley-Big Rock & Olympia. The f... Read more
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The Illinois High School Association (IHSA) Board of Directors met for their regularly scheduled meeting at the IHSA office in Bloomington on February 18, 2015, where the Board announced that the IHSA and Special Olympics will team up to offer a unified IHSA Bass Fishing tournament this spring. &... Read more
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Illinois High School Association Assistant Executive Director Stacey Lambert announced the 26 individuals who were selected to the 2014-15 IHSA All-State Academic Team presented by Caterpillar in the video below on February 17, 2015: “This group is the best of the best,” said Lamb... Read more
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The IHSA's inaugural Student Section Showdown drew 40 entries from member high schools around the state. The entries were split into two categories, Class 1A/2A and Class 3A/4A, based on the class that the submitting school competes in during IHSA postseason basketball. The contest (click here for r... Read more
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Tri-Valley senior Austin Spencer and varsity boy's basketball coach Jon Nelson are the IHSA's nominee for the 2015 NFHS Spirit of Sport Award. Tri-Valley High School boys’ basketball coach Jon Nelson (pictured right) sums up his commitment to his players in simple, but serious terms: &l... Read more
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Ethan Gray of St. Rita High School is the IHSA's nominee for the 2015 NFHS Heart of the Arts Award: With its tradition-rich roots on Chicago’s south side, St. Rita of Cascia High School has built a legacy of athletic excellence that intertwines directly with its membership in the herald... Read more
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The Illinois High School Association (IHSA) is proud to announce its 2014-15 Officials of the Year in 20 IHSA sports. To be considered for this honor, an official must first be nominated by an Officials Association recognized by the IHSA. IHSA staff members then vote on the winners based on factors ... Read more
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The National Federation of State High School Associations (NFHS) has named Fieldcrest High School Competitive Dance Coach Tina Fortner its National Spirit Coach of the Year. Fortner is the 15th coach from Illinois to win the National Coach of the Year honor and the first in the Spirit category. &... Read more
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The IHSA Board of Directors met for their regularly scheduled meeting on Monday, January 12, where the Board announced that IHSA Executive Director Marty Hickman (right) will retire on January 15, 2016. “I have known for some time that the 2015-16 school year would be my final year,” ... Read more
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