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The 2011 IHSA Boys Soccer State Finals begin on Friday and Saturday, October 28-29 when the Class 1A tournament unfolds at The Corn Crib in Normal. The 2011 tourney marks the 40th annual season of the Boys Soccer State Finals and the fourth year of the three-class system. The Corn Crib is the home o... Read more
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A total of 21 by-law amendment proposals were received prior to the October 11 deadline from official representatives of IHSA member schools. The IHSA Legislative Commission will review the proposals at its first meeting on Monday, October 31.  Then the proposals will be discussed at tow... Read more
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The 2011 edition and 40th annual IHSA Girls Tennis State Finals are slated for Thursday, Friday and Saturday, October 20-22. The tournament will unfold on the courts of a number of high schools (see right sidebar) throughout the northwest Chicago suburbs on Thursday and Friday, before all matches mo... Read more
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The 2011 IHSA Boys & Girls Golf State Final Tournaments will unfold in the Bloomington-Normal and Decatur areas on Friday and Saturday, October 14-15. GIRLS GOLF STATE FINALS PREVIEW Red Tail Run Golf Course will serve as the host of the Class A Stat... Read more
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The Illinois High School Association (IHSA) Board of Directors voted to elect Anna (A.-Jonesboro) principal Jim Woodward (right) as the IHSA Board President at its regularly scheduled Board meeting on Tuesday, October 11, 2011. Woodward will serve as the IHSA Board President for the seventh consecu... Read more
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Voting for seats on the Illinois High School Association Board of Directors and Legislative Commission closed at midnight on Saturday, October 1, and the results were tallied and certified Monday morning. Dan Klett, principal at Wauconda, and Jim Boyd, principal at Port Byron (Riverdale), were re... Read more
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The blind drawing that determines the state final pairings in bracketed team sports was held at the IHSA Office on Wednesday, September 21, starting at approximately 1:30 p.m.  This drawing covered the fall sports of boys soccer and girls volleyball.  Boys football, which operates under a ... Read more
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The Illinois High School Association Board of Directors approved a recommendation for a format change to the IHSA Individual Wrestling State Finals at its regularly scheduled meeting on Monday, September 12, 2011. The new format will feature 16 qualifiers per each of the 14 weight classes in each o... Read more
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The Illinois High School Association announced its 2011 Do What's Right! Sportspersons of the Year on August 22. The four individuals from across the state that were honored for their outstanding sportsmanship during interscholastic competition were: Division 3: Kelly McShea, Wheaton (St. Francis)... Read more
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The Illinois High School Association (IHSA) Board of Directors approved a recommendation to continue the Association’s Performance-Enhancing Drug Testing Program at its regularly scheduled Board meeting on Monday, August 8, 2011. The IHSA became the fourth state high school association in the... Read more
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Welcome to IHSA.org 3.0
Today the Illinois High School Association presents a redesigned version of the IHSA Web site. Opened to the public in January, 1996, IHSA.org is the association's primary mode of communication with its member schools and licensed officials, as well as media, parents, students, and fans. Last scho... Read more
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IHSA member schools are reminded there are a number of heat and hydration-related links on both the IHSA and NFHS websites that can be reviewed by coaches and administrators in advance of the up-coming fall sports seasons. As we know, this has been a particularly hot summer, and it’s likely th... Read more
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As a part of the Concussion Bill that was recently signed into law by Governor Quinn, it is now a requirement for every school to have a signed concussion form on file for each student-athlete competing at their school. The IHSA has produced a sign-off form member schools can use to notify ... Read more
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Here are additional items from the June 13 Board of Directors Meeting. ACTION ITEMS The Board approved a recommendation to approve new, edited and deleted IHSA Handbook Illustrations for the 2011-12 school year based upon the new by-laws that were approved in January.  The IHSA Boa... Read more
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Twelve individuals with a long history of service to the Illinois High School Association were honored June 13 at the 5th Annual IHSA Distinguished Service Award ceremony, held at the Holiday Inn and Suites Airport in Bloomington. "The Distinguished Service Award winners are the embodiment of... Read more
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The Illinois High School Association (IHSA) Board of Directors approved a pair of recommendations at its regularly scheduled meeting on Monday, June 13, 2011, that make significant changes to the Association’s Multiplier Waiver Policy and Classification Policy. The Board had been reviewing... Read more
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The Board of Directors of the Illinois High School Association announced today that June 17-18 will be the date for the association’s third bass fishing state finals at Carlyle Lake.  The event was originally scheduled for May 6-7 but was postponed due to the record-setting rains a... Read more
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IHSA member schools voted to approve a proposal after a special referendum election was held from April 8 to May 7 to address an inequity that followed the regular member voting process in January. The proposal, which passed by a vote of 232-to-73 amends By-laws 5.011 and 5.231, addressing se... Read more
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The Illinois High School Association (IHSA) Board of Directors approved a recommendation at its regularly scheduled meeting on Tuesday, April 19, 2011, to implement a new Policy regarding return to play guidelines after a student-athlete has been diagnosed with a concussion. The new Policy re... Read more
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The blind drawing that determine the state final pairings in bracketed team sports was held at the IHSA Office on Friday, April 15. This drawing covered the spring sports of boys water polo, girls water polo, boys volleyball, girls soccer, girls softball, and boys baseball. Randy Kindred, sportswri... Read more
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