Entries for September 2017
September 30, 2017
The National Federation of State High School Associations (NFHS) and its 51 state high school associations begin the annual celebration of National High School Activities Month next week with a focus on sportsmanship and a salute to the more than 500 million fans of high school sports.
The NFHS ha...
September 28, 2017
The Abraham Lincoln Presidential Library’s Oral History Program is proud to release a new collection of interviews telling the story of high school sports in Illinois through the words of students, coaches, referees, broadcasters and administrators.
"For more than a hundred years high schoo...
September 25, 2017
The Illinois High School Association (IHSA) is proud to announce its fifth class of recipients of the IHSA Distinguished Media Service Award. The 2017-18 honorees include a Will County prep sports writing legend in The Herald-News sports editor Dick Goss, the voice of high school sports in the great...
September 18, 2017
The blind drawing that determines the state final pairings in bracketed team sports was held at the IHSA Office on Monday, September 18, starting at approximately 10:00 am. This drawing covered the fall sports of boys soccer and girls volleyball. Boys football, which operates under a different...
September 11, 2017
The IHSA Board of Directors met for their regularly scheduled meeting on Monday, September 11, 2017, where the Board announced the hiring of Raye McDonald (right) as the IHSA’s Coordinator of Special Programs.
“I am extremely grateful for the opportunity to join the Illinois High Scho...
September 07, 2017
NFHS Corporate Partner, Team IP, launched a campaign centered around a special "Texas Strong" t-shirt to help raise funds for its member schools in “HISD” (Houston Independent School District) dealing with the devastation of Hurricane Harvey. As the official Souvenir Merchandise Sponsor ...