A class-action lawsuit in Illinois about the dangers of football could be a game-changer.
A former high school quarterback has filed suit against the Illinois High School Association, claiming that it has done little to protect players, including himself, from concussions. WBBM’s Bob Roberts has obtained a copy of the suit, which seeks class action status.
Scott Johnson is bringing high school glory days back.
The IHSA is obscuring the truth on concussions, a detriment to all involved.
High school football practices are officially allowed to begin today in Illinois, and with that, some added rules and reminders about head safety.
Bogan and Hyde Park played too many games, while Uplift played one tournament too many.
A south suburban high school girls basketball team has been disqualified from the state playoffs over bylaw violations, the Illinois High School Association ruled Wednesday.
Now, we all know who we’d never want to play a game of knock-out against.
After an investigation into the Class 2A boys basketball state championship game between Harrisburg High School and Seton Academy, the IHSA has announced severe sanctions for both team’s head coaches.
The three young men, and a fourth teen from Sudan, transferred to Mooseheart — a boarding school for troubled youth in Batavia — last year.
For hundreds of Chicago high school athletes, the reality is hitting home for them now, CBS 2’s Mike Parker reports.
The state’s governing body for high schools has rejected a request from Chicago Public Schools that would have allowed athletic programs to continue during the teachers strike.
Typically, a member school must suspend interscholastic activities if it does not have at least 51 percent of its students in attendance, according to IHSA policy.
The Illinois High School Association has put the St. Rita and St. Laurence baseball programs, and their head coaches, on probation through the end of next season because of an ugly brawl last week.
The Illinois High School Association girls state track and field meet will be held this weekend in Charleston, Ill., — and Fenwick’s Mary Kate Callahan won’t be taking part.
A funny thing happened on the way to this widespread belief that the BCS is the worst thing to happen to sports since Barry Bonds’ biceps. People somehow became convinced that playoff systems are perfect.
The agency that oversees high school sports in the state will continue testing athletes for performance-enhancing substances.
The Big Ten’s expansion to 12 teams will impact more than just college sports. It’s affecting the location of the IHSA Football Championship Game.
Young coach Tyrone Slaughter has been suspended from all coaching activities as a result of a practice held at Burr Ridge Middle School on Nov. 12, 2010.
According to IHSA Executive Director Marty Hickman, the IHSA is officially looking into Whitney Young’s boys basketball practice at Burr Ridge Middle School on Nov. 12.