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Entries for July 2016

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In July, 2016, the National Federation of State High School Associations (NFHS) announced its newest educational course as a part of its NFHS Learn series: Concussion For Students. Concussion for Students, developed in Partnership with the Barrow Neurological Institute, has been designed specific... Read more
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On Saturday, July 2, 2016, legendary St. Francis High School girls volleyball coach Peg Kopec was inducted into the NFHS National High School Hall of Fame during a ceremony at the NFHS Summer Meeting in Reno, Nevada. Kopec is the winningest coach in state history regardless of sport and led the Spar... Read more
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The Illinois High School Association (IHSA) announced today that, due to low participation numbers, it is not going to hold its planned Road Race on July 30, 2016. The 5K races were slated to unfold across three divisions, including the Wheelchair Division, Male Division, and Female Division. Any... Read more
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The Illinois High School Association (IHSA) will hold its 17th annual Officials Conference on Friday and Saturday, July 22-23 in East Peoria. The event will unfold at the East Peoria Embassy Suites and East Peoria Community High School. The theme of this year’s conference is “Excellence ... Read more
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Legendary IHSA official Larry Wilcoxen of Walnut, Illinois passed away on July 3, 2016. Below is a statement from IHSA Executive Director Craig Anderson on Wilcoxen's extraordinary service: “The Illinois High School Association staff, Board of Directors and the high school officiating commu... Read more
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