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Illinois High School Association

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  • IHSA adopts national rule changes in football, soccer

    IHSA adopts national rule changes in football, soccer
    The National Federation of State High School Associations announced Thursday several rule changes for football and soccer aimed to make competition safer. In football, the NFSA revealed its defintion of "targeting" as "an act of taking aim and...
  • Former standout Sandburg gymnast finds niche as coach

    Former standout Sandburg gymnast finds niche as coach
    The Illinois High School Association State Gymnastics Meet gets rolling Friday and for the second year in a row, no Sandburg athletes will compete. But that's not going to stop the Eagles' first-year assistant coach from stopping by for a while....
  • Dance | Stevenson, Vernon Hills with strong state showings

    Dance | Stevenson, Vernon Hills with strong state showings
    Stevenson coach Kristin Piekarski has heard the naysayers, the ones who think competitive dance is more about flash and glitz and less about athleticism. But the weary looks on the exhausted but excited dancers' faces on the drive back home from last...
  • Homewood-Flossmoor coach, girls basketball team disqualified

    Homewood-Flossmoor coach, girls basketball team disqualified
    Just hours before the top-ranked Homewood-Flossmoor girls basketball team was to take the floor to begin its playoff march, the state high school athletic association delivered a bombshell Wednesday, suspending the entire team and its highly regarded...
  • Wrestling | Deerfield's Emmerich wins at state

    Wrestling | Deerfield's Emmerich wins at state
    In December, Colton Emmerich was in the middle of his final season of wrestling and reflected that getting pounded by some of the best wrestlers in the state at the Poeta Training Center was making him a better grappler. "I wasn't used to competing at...
  • Lawsuit accuses Homewood-Flossmoor of recruiting players

    Lawsuit accuses Homewood-Flossmoor of recruiting players
    The Homewood-Flossmoor varsity girls basketball team had just grabbed the No. 1 ranking in the state when a new adversary appeared -- a lawsuit alleging its coach had recruited players in violation of the rules. The suit, filed by a parent of a...
  • National volleyball title looks good to former Marist player

    National volleyball title looks good to former Marist player
    Since Joe Smalzer graduated a year before Marist High School's boys volleyball team won the Illinois High School Association state championship, he's now trying to help his Loyola University team win a national championship.. From Palos Heights, Smalzer...
  • Curie stripped of Public League basketball title, forfeits all wins

    Curie stripped of Public League basketball title, forfeits all wins
    Curie will have to give up its city championship but its seven academically ineligible players might be allowed to participate in the upcoming state tournament. Curie coach Mike Oliver will not. A week after Curie beat Young 69-66 in four overtimes to...
  • Girls hoops | Neuqua Valley girls advance to sectional final

    Girls hoops | Neuqua Valley girls advance to sectional final
    It wasn't the prettiest basketball game, but that didn't bother Neuqua Valley girls who defeated Benet Academy 54-37 in the IHSA 4A playoffs on Monday night at Joliet Central High School. The Wildcats now advance to the sectional championship game against...
  • Girls hoops | Neuqua Valley stops Oswego

    Girls hoops | Neuqua Valley stops Oswego
    The Neuqua Valley girls basketball team, ranked No. 1 in the Joliet bracket, defeated third-ranked Oswego High School on Thursday night to win the sectional championship and advance to the round of eight in the IHSA 4A state basketball playoffs. But...
  • IHSA picks Wilson for new ball contract

    IHSA picks Wilson for new ball contract
    After five years of using Baden balls for IHSA state series events, Wilson balls will soon come off the shelf and back into the playing field for Illinois high school playoff events. The IHSA board of directors approved a new ball contract during its...