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Entries for February 2012

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The 2012 IHSA Girls Basketball State Finals shift to the large schools this weekend, as the Class 3A and Class 4A tournament unfolds at Redbird Arena on the campus of Illinois State University in Normal on Friday and Saturday, March 2-3. The 2012 edition of the tourney marks the 36th annual season o... Read more
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The National Federation of State High School Associations (NFHS) annually recognizes high school band, choral/orchestral directors, supervisors and adjudicators whose overall contributions have impacted high school activity programs. The Illinois High School Association (IHSA) is proud to announce t... Read more
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History was made at the 2012 IHSA Boys Swimming & Diving State Finals on Friday, February 24, as the 400-Yard Freestyle Relay team from New Trier High School broke the national record for the event. The Trevian foursome of Max Grodecki, Sam Skinner, Reed Malone and Jack Mangan posted the record... Read more
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The IHSA Class 1A & 2A Girls Basketball State Finals are set to invade Redbird Arena on the campus of Illinois State University in Normal on Friday and Saturday, February 24-25. The 2012 edition of the tourney marks the 36th annual season of the tournament, the 21st straight year that Redbird ha... Read more
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The 2012 IHSA Boys Swimming & Diving State Finals will take place at Evanston High School in Evanston on Friday and Saturday, February 24-25. The 2012 tournament marks the 81st annual edition of the state finals and the 24th time that Evanston has served as the host. The early days of the state... Read more
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The Illinois High School Association (IHSA) is proud to announce the 26 students who have been selected to the 2011-12 All-State Academic Team sponsored by Caterpillar. The 13 male and 13 female honorees of the IHSA’s top academic honor were chosen from a group that included over 450 students ... Read more
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The 2012 IHSA Girls Gymnastics State Finals will unfold at Palatine High School in Palatine on Friday and Saturday, February 17-18. The 2012 tournament marks the 36th consecutive season that a State Series will be contested in girl’s gymnastics and the 34th year in a row that Palatine High Sch... Read more
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The 2012 IHSA Speech-Individual Events State Finals will be contested on Friday and Saturday, February 17-18 at the Peoria Civic Center in Peoria. The 2012 state meet marks the 72nd annual edition of the state final and the third year that the Peoria Civic Center has hosted the event. ... Read more
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The IHSA Individual Wrestling State Finals feature a mixture of old and new in the 2012 edition of the state tournament, as the tourney returns to a three-day format for the first time since 1988. State champions will be crowned across 14 weight classes in Class 1A, 2A and 3A, respectively, at Assem... Read more
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The Illinois High School Association (IHSA) Board of Directors approved a recommendation to extend the IHSA Girls Soccer State Final hosting contract at North Central College in Naperville at their regularly scheduled meeting at the IHSA offices in Bloomington on Monday, February 13, 2012.  Th... Read more
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The 38th annual IHSA Chess Team State Tournament returns to Peoria on Friday and Saturday, February 10-11, for its 12th installment at the Civic Center. This year's tournament will again feature a day-long visit from Grandmaster Yury Shulman, the 2008 U.S. Chess Champion. ... Read more
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The 2012 IHSA Girls Bowling State Finals will take place at Cherry Bowl Lanes in Rockford on Friday and Saturday, February 10-11. The 2012 tournament marks the 40th annual edition of the tourney and the 20th straight year that Cherry Bowl Lanes will serve as the host. The bar continues ... Read more
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The Illinois High School Association (IHSA) is proud to announce that Belvidere North High School graduate Heriberto “Eddie” Avila has been selected by the IHSA as its nominee for the National Federation of State High School Associations (NFHS) 2012 National Spirit of Sport Award. The... Read more
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This is just a reminder that the applications for the All State Academic Team are due in the IHSA office Friday, February 10th.  (They must be received not postmarked on February 10th)    Applications can be found in the School Center under the principal or athletic director passwo... Read more
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The 2012 IHSA Competitive Cheerleading State Finals are set to unfold on Friday and Saturday, February 3-4. The setting for the tournament, which crowns state champions in Small, Medium, Large and Coed classes, will be Bloomington’s U.S. Cellular Coliseum. The 2012 season marks the seventh ann... Read more
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