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Illinois High School Association (IHSA) Executive Director Marty Hickman ruled on October 26 that Rochester High School will forfeit its September 6 football victory over Sacred Heart Griffin High School (38-33). When the IHSA releases the football playoff pairings this evening, Rochester will be se... Read more
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The Illinois High School Association (IHSA) Football Playoff Pairing Show will return to Comcast SportsNet Chicago again in 2013. Comcast SportsNet Chicago, the television home for the most games and the most comprehensive coverage of the Chicago Blackhawks, Bulls, Cubs and White Sox, will produce t... Read more
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State Final previews can now be found on the IHSAState page: http://www.ihsa.org/IHSAState.aspx
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The Illinois High School Association (IHSA) Board of Directors reelected Wauconda High School Principal Dan Klett as the Board President at its regularly scheduled meeting at the IHSA office in Bloomington on Wednesday, October 16, 2013. In addition, the Board also voted East Peoria Principal Chu... 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 Tuesday, October 1, and the results were tallied and certified Thursday morning. Jeanette Nuckolls, principal at Urbana (University), was reelected as an at-large board mem... Read more
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The National Federation of State High School Associations (NFHS) has designated October as National High School Activities Month. The NFHS created National High School Activities Week in 1980 to increase the public’s awareness of the values and needs of interscholastic activity programs. The p... 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 Friday, September 27, starting at approximately 8:15 am. This drawing covered the fall sports of boys soccer and girls volleyball.  Boys football, which operates under a different ... Read more
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The Illinois High School Association (IHSA) launched a new page within its www.IHSA.org website on September 20 entitled IHSAState (www.IHSA.org/IHSAState). The new site will contain original content celebrating the pageantry, history and tradition of high school sports and activities in Illinois... 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 Monday, September 16, 2013, where the Board heard an update on the upcoming IHSA Student Leadership Conference. The IHSA Student Leadership Conference will... Read more
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The Illinois High School Association (IHSA) is proud to announce the inaugural recipients of its IHSA Distinguished Media Service Award. The 2013 honorees include sportswriter Tony Baranek of the SouthtownStar in Tinley Park, the iconic voice of high school sports in West Frankfort Bruce Fasol (pict... Read more
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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 Monday, August 26, 2013, where the Board approved a policy to ensure compliance by member schools with a new law. On Sunday, August 4, Governor Pat Quinn sig... Read more
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Last week, Governor Pat Quinn signed the "Rocky Clark" Catastrophic Insurance legislation into law. Effective August 5, 2013, each high school in the state of Illinois must obtain catastrophic accident medical insurance for its student-athletes with a minimum of $3,000,000 of coverage over a 5-year ... Read more
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The new Play It Safe in the Heat brochure (PDF) is a great way to introduce staff and parents to the IHSA's hydration policy.
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Enrollments and classifications for the 2013-14 school term have been posted.  The process used to determine cutoffs is the same as that used in the 2012-13 school term. In four pairs of boys and girls sports that take place in the same sport season, the enrollment cutoffs, which were similar... Read more
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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 Monday, June 10, 2013, where the Board approved the continuation of the IHSA’s Athletes With Disabilities Program. The IHSA’s Athletes With Disabi... Read more
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The Illinois High School Association (IHSA) Board of Directors met via conference call on Wednesday, May 8, 2013, where they approved changes to IHSA Policy 13, which governs the regulations for safety and heat acclimatization for preseason football practices. The revamped Policy came from a join... Read more
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Illinois High School Association (IHSA) Executive Director Marty Hickman announced on April 29, 2013 that the IHSA has hired Kayode Adegoke as the Association’s Coordinator of Special Programs. Adegoke is set to complete an internship with the IHSA in May and will officially join the staff ... Read more
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The Illinois High School Association (IHSA) Board of Directors approved interpretations on a pair of by-laws for the 2013-2014 school year at its regularly scheduled meeting at the IHSA office in Bloomington on Tuesday, April 16, 2013. In January, IHSA member schools voted to approve all 11 by-la... Read more
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The Illinois High School Association (IHSA) has completed its investigation into the 2013 IHSA Class 2A Boys Basketball State Championship game between Harrisburg High School and Seton Academy and has announced sanctions resulting from that investigation. “This was an ugly and embarrassing... Read more
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The Illinois High School Association (IHSA) Board of Directors met for their regularly scheduled meeting at the IHSA Boys Basketball State Finals in Peoria on Saturday, March 16, 2013. ACTION ITEMS 1. The Board approved the Board meeting schedule for the 2013-14 school year. The meeting sch... Read more
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