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  • IHSA says coaches, doctors — not lawyers — should handle sports safety

    IHSA says coaches, doctors — not lawyers — should handle sports safety
    The Illinois High School Association made its first extended comments Wednesday on a lawsuit that claims the group's concussion protocols are inadequate, saying that coaches and doctors, not lawyers, should be in charge of making sports safer. "While...
  • Deerfield wrestlers optimistic about season

     Deerfield wrestlers optimistic about season
    Last year, Colton Emmerich was the first wrestler in 50 years to win an individual state championship for Deerfield High School. Head coach Marc Pechter is expecting the next one might come a little bit sooner. "I think we were able to jump a level as a...
  • Ex-prep quarterback files concussion suit against IHSA

    Ex-prep quarterback files concussion suit against IHSA
    On the final day of the state's high school football season, a former prep quarterback filed a lawsuit against the Illinois High School Association, claiming the organization has failed to do enough to protect athletes from the potential damage of...
  • Judge clears way for international Mooseheart basketball players

    Judge clears way for international Mooseheart basketball players
    A judge has scrapped an Illinois High School Association bylaw, clearing the way for three international students — including one 7-footer — to play for Mooseheart's basketball team. But Kane County Judge David Akemann delayed imposing his...
  • 7A football: Richie Warfield scores 4 TDs as Providence wins 10th title

    7A football: Richie Warfield scores 4 TDs as Providence wins 10th title
    CHAMPAIGN — The best way to stop Providence's offense is to keep it on the sideline. For one half Cary-Grove, behind its triple-option attack, did just that. But Providence made a few adjustments in the second half, which resulted in three of...
  • 5A football: Sacred Heart-Griffin tops Montini for 2nd straight title

    5A football: Sacred Heart-Griffin tops Montini for 2nd straight title
    CHAMPAIGN — For the second season in a row, Springfield Sacred Heart-Griffin defeated Montini in the Class 5A state championship game. This time the Cyclones scored four unanswered touchdowns during a 29-14 victory Saturday at Memorial Stadium....
  • 1A football: Robert DeVries leads Forreston past Carrollton

    CHAMPAIGN — Robert DeVries' impact on defense nearly matched his offensive output Friday. The Forreston senior had a late fourth-quarter interception on fourth down and rushed for 143 yards and a touchdown during a 20-15 victory against Carrollton...
  • 3A football: Jordan Sarr's last-second field goal lifts Wilmington to first state title

    3A football: Jordan Sarr's last-second field goal lifts Wilmington to first state title
    CHAMPAIGN — Unfamiliar territory doesn't seem to faze Jordan Sarr. A transfer from North Putnam High School in Indiana, the Wilmington senior spent most of this season on the sidelines. Sarr, who was 2-for-3 on field goal attempts this season,...
  • 7A football: Cary-Grove's Tyler Pennington doesn't mind putting it on line

    7A football: Cary-Grove's Tyler Pennington doesn't mind putting it on line
    The crediting of one's offensive line is a tired football tradition that will last as long as the sport itself. It's the right thing for a running back to say, after all, especially a sophomore. Humility breeds chemistry, and in Tyler Pennington's...
  • 5A football: Montini coach: 'We're not gamblers. We're football players.'

    5A football: Montini coach: 'We're not gamblers. We're football players.'
    Chris Andriano has seen a little bit of everything in 41 years of coaching at Montini, including 36 as head coach. Soon, he expects to coach the grandkids of some of his first players. The winner of five state titles since 2004 still is willing to try...
  • 4A football: Jamal Brown finally feeling at home at Phillips

    4A football: Jamal Brown finally feeling at home at Phillips
    His life more settled than ever, Jamal Brown suddenly found himself lost again. He had become disoriented in his new surroundings, amid the restaurants and shops in the Wicker Park neighborhood. Brown had just moved in with Phillips defensive...