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.
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.
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.
Chicago Public Schools Allow Football Teams To Practice During Teachers' StrikeIn order to resume practices, CPS teams must have at least one non-union coach or representative who meets IHSA certifications.
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.
North Lawndale Denies Player Intentionally Undercut Farragut Opponent Before Basketball BrawlBoth North Lawndale College Prep and Farragut Career Academy were disqualified from the Class 3A state basketball tournament, after a brawl on Friday.
Lawsuit Accuses Nazareth Parent Of Dressing As Ref, But IHSA Rules Team Can Play In 7-A Championship Game On SaturdayWas a high school football team robbed of a victory? That’s what some Simeon Career Acadmey parents alleged in a lawsuit filed against the Illinois High School Association.
Concussions Lawsuit Against IHSA DismissedThe ruling by Cook County Judge Leroy Martin Jr., issued Tuesday, rejects a case brought on behalf of players who sought court supervision over how high schools manage football head injuries.
Despite Injury Worries, Illinois High Schools Not Dropping FootballWhile some high schools around the country have been dropping their football programs, an official with the Illinois High School Association said he's seeing no evidence of that here.
IHSA Launches New Initiative To Address ConcussionsSports organizations across the nation have come under fire for not doing enough to safeguard against concussions, particularly in football, and the IHSA’s “Play Smart. Play Hard” campaign was designed to address that.
IHSA Says Concussions Lawsuit 'Threatens High School Football'The nation's first prep sports governing body to face a class-action concussions lawsuit has asked an Illinois judge to dismiss the suit, arguing that if it prevails, it could kill football programs statewide.
Quinn Signs Concussion Training Mandate For High School CoachesGov. Pat Quinn has signed legislation requiring high school coaches to receive training in prevention of and reaction to concussions.
New Head Safety Rules In Place As IHSA Football Teams Begin PracticingHigh school football practices are officially allowed to begin today in Illinois, and with that, some added rules and reminders about head safety.
School District Suspends, Moves To Fire Hall Of Fame Coach Over DUI ChargeLongtime Hillcrest High School girls basketball coach and social studies teacher John Maniatis has been suspended without pay, with the intent of having his employment terminated at the Country Club Hills school, school district officials decided late Thursday night.