CHICAGO (CBS) — Game on.
While the rest of the state is already playing winter sports, Chicago Public Schools now have the green light to move ahead.READ MORE: Over 74,000 Unemployment Claims Filed In Illinois Last Week Amid COVID-19 Pandemic
Most Chicago Public Schools winter sports teams may start competing on Thursday. However, basketball will start practicing on Thursday – with games beginning next week.READ MORE: Career Coach: When To Ask For Flexible Work Arrangements
Winter sports for boys include swimming and diving, wrestling, basketball, and bowling. For girls, the list includes bowling, competitive cheerleading, competitive dance, gymnastics, and basketball.MORE NEWS: 2 Officers Among 3 Injured In Loop Crash On State Street
The Illinois High School Association started its basketball season on Jan. 27, according to published reports.