Entries for September 2013
September 30, 2013
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...
September 26, 2013
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 ...
September 20, 2013
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...
September 16, 2013
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...
September 10, 2013
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...