With Appellate Hearing Delayed, CPS Runners Will Participate In State Cross-Country ChampionshipsThere were big smiles from cross-country runners Thursday night, after finding out that she and some of her fellow students will be allowed to compete in the IHSA Cross-Country State Championship this weekend.
IHSA Challenges Ruling That Allowed CPS Cross-Country Runners To Advance Despite Recent Teachers' StrikeDays after Chicago Public Schools cross-country runners competed in this weekend’s Illinois state sectionals, the Illinois High School Association has filed an appeal – challenging a judge’s earlier ruling that allowed them to participate.
Mayor Lightfoot Turns Out At Gately Stadium To Cheer On Simeon In Playoff GameMayor Lori Lightfoot paid a visit to Gately Stadium in the Roseland community Saturday to cheer on Simeon Career Academy, as the Wolverines played and won in the Illinois football playoffs.
CPS Cross-Country Runners Headed To Sectionals Saturday After Judge Rules In Their FavorIt’s the goal of all athletes to make it to the postseason – but that dream was in jeopardy for hundreds of students in the Chicago Public Schools thanks to the teachers’ strike. But on Saturday, that had all changed and the finish line was in sight.
CPS Student Athletes Continue Road To State Championship After Receiving Last-Minute Go-AheadA judge ruled Friday that CPS cross country teams could participate in sectionals, overturning the IHSA's earlier decision.
Judge: Chicago Cross Country Runners Can Compete This Weekend"Not allowing the runners to compete would cause irreparable harm."
With Teachers' Strike Over, Jones Prep Cross-Country Runners Plead To Compete In State SectionalsThe boys’ cross-country team at Jones College Prep issued an urgent plea Thursday asking that the IHSA let them run.
Jones Prep Runners Will Not Participate In Regional Meet Amid Teachers' Strike, Judge Rules"I do kinda feel like a bit of my scholarship money is going down the drain."
Simeon Football, Two Other Schools, Allowed In Playoffs Despite Teachers' StrikeSimeon Career Academy's football team, along with two other local affected teams, will be allowed to play in post-season games despite the Chicago Teachers Union strike.
Despite The Teachers' Strike, Simeon Football Players Hope For a Miracle To Stay In The GameOn Thursday the IHSA threw them a lifeline. The state regulatory agency will hear two appeals from Simeon football. One is to waive the eight-game rule and put them in a playoff bracket when seeding occurs Saturday.
Student Athletes Plead With State To Play Amid Chicago Teachers' StrikeAs the Chicago teachers’ strike continued Sunday, more student athletes were speaking out in hopes of salvaging their playoff runs.