Entries for February 2017
February 27, 2017
The Illinois High School Association (IHSA) has announced the finalists for its third annual Student Section Showdown, with the winners to be announced at America’s Original March Madness, the upcoming IHSA Boys Basketball State Finals at the Peoria Civic Center in Peoria.
The IHSA Student ...
February 22, 2017
The IHSA Class 3A Girls Basketball Sectional Final scheduled at Glenbard South on February 24, 2017, will not be played, as Chicago (Marshall) advanced to the Super-Sectional via forfeit.
February 16, 2017
Special Olympics Illinois athletes, Unified Partners and coaches from across the state will gather at four high schools on Saturday, February 18 for the first ever Illinois High School Association/Special Olympics Illinois Regional Unified Basketball Tournament. Each of the locations will begin with...
February 14, 2017
IHSA Assistant Executive Director Stacey Lambert announced the 26 members of the 2017 IHSA All-State Academic Team presented by Caterpillar on Monday, February 14, 2017:
"This group is the best of the best,” said Lambert. “They embody the IHSA’s mission, excelling in the cla...
February 13, 2017
The Illinois High School Association (IHSA) Board of Directors met at its regularly scheduled meeting at the IHSA office in Bloomington on Monday, February 13, 2017, where the Board approved the Terms & Conditions for the IHSA’s newest sports, Boys and Girls Lacrosse.
As a part of appro...
February 07, 2017
Joey Malinowski is the 2016-17 IHSA nominee for the NFHS Spirit of Sport Award: Motivation as an athlete has always come easy for Joey Malinowski. The 6-1, 240-pound junior at Central Catholic High School in Bloomington begins his summer days at 7:00 a.m. with a two-hour workout. Afternoons are s...
February 06, 2017
Sabrina Kenoun is the 2016-17 IHSA nominee for the NFHS Heart of the Arts Award:
When Buffalo Grove High School teacher Stefanie McCleish received an email seeking nominees for the NFHS Heart of the Arts Award, one student immediately came to mind.
“The title of the award made me think...
February 02, 2017
Glenbrook North High School girls’ tennis coach Peggy Holecek has been named the National High School Girls Tennis Coach of the Year by the National Federation of State High School Associations (NFHS). Holecek is the 16th coach in state history to win national honors (complete list) and the th...