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In July, 2016, the National Federation of State High School Associations (NFHS) announced its newest educational course as a part of its NFHS Learn series: Concussion For Students. Concussion for Students, developed in Partnership with the Barrow Neurological Institute, has been designed specific... Read more
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The Illinois High School Association (IHSA) announced today that, due to low participation numbers, it is not going to hold its planned Road Race on July 30, 2016. The 5K races were slated to unfold across three divisions, including the Wheelchair Division, Male Division, and Female Division. Any... Read more
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The Illinois High School Association (IHSA) will hold its 17th annual Officials Conference on Friday and Saturday, July 22-23 in East Peoria. The event will unfold at the East Peoria Embassy Suites and East Peoria Community High School. The theme of this year’s conference is “Excellence ... Read more
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Legendary IHSA official Larry Wilcoxen of Walnut, Illinois passed away on July 3, 2016. Below is a statement from IHSA Executive Director Craig Anderson on Wilcoxen's extraordinary service: “The Illinois High School Association staff, Board of Directors and the high school officiating commu... Read more
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On June 24, 2016, the Appellate Court of Illinois for the First District ruled in favor of the Illinois High School Association (IHSA), holding that IHSA is not subject to the Illinois Freedom of Information Act (FOIA). The decision affirmed a ruling by the Circuit Court of Cook County in favor of ... Read more
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The Illinois High School Association (IHSA) Board of Directors voted to enact new heat safety guidelines for all IHSA postseason contests beginning with the 2016-17 school year. The new comprehensive policy, which can be viewed by clicking here, was approved at the Board of Directors meeting on Mond... Read more
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Here are the classification ranges approved by the IHSA Board of Directors for the 2016-17 school term: Sport or Activity Classes Classification Ranges Fraction of Team Entries Per Class (approx.) Boys Basketball & Girls Basketball 4 1A: up to 270.00 2A: 270.01 to 557.00 3A:... Read more
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The IHSA Board of Directors met for their regularly scheduled meeting at the IHSA office in Bloomington on Monday, June 13, 2016, where the Board announced action related to three state final hosting sites, including extending a pair of state final contracts. The IHSA Class 1A Boys Soccer State ... Read more
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Release below updated at 10:00 AM on June 10, 2016:With temperatures expected to reach or exceed 100 degrees this weekend, Illinois High School Association (IHSA) Executive Director Craig Anderson announced schedule changes to the IHSA Class 3A and Class 4A Baseball and Softball State Finals for Fri... Read more
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Following a conference call by the Illinois High School Association (IHSA) Board of Directors to approve the appointment, IHSA Executive Director Craig Anderson announced today (May 31, 2016) that Susie Knoblauch will return to her position as IHSA Assistant Executive Director in July. Knoblauch ... Read more
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History was made at the 2016 IHSA Girls Track & Field State Finals on Saturday, April 21, 2016, as Glenbard West (above) was crowned the first-ever IHSA Combined Team State Champion. Combined team state champions are determined by taking the traditional IHSA state final scoring system and com... Read more
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The Illinois High School Activities Foundation was established to help promote, encourage, and recognize academic and interscholastic achievements by the young people who participate in the interscholastic programs sponsored by IHSA. You can contribute by participating in our Annual Golf Outing. Reg... Read more
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History will be made at the 2016 Illinois High School Association (IHSA) Girls Track & Field State Finals this weekend (May 19-21) at Eastern Illinois University in Charleston. For the first-time in state history, the IHSA will crown a Combined Team State Champion, which is determined by combin... Read more
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Illinois High School Association (IHSA) Executive Director Craig Anderson announced on Monday, May 2, 2016 that the IHSA will begin an immediate search for an Assistant Executive Director position after Shaunda Brown (right) announced she will be leaving the Association. Brown will return to wor... Read more
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On May 2, 2016, the Illinois High School Association (IHSA) announced a job opening for an Assistant Executive Director position. The application deadline is June 3, 2016. Click the link below for more information on the application process. IHSA Assistant Executive Director Application Inform... Read more
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The IHSA Board of Directors met for their regularly scheduled meeting at the IHSA office in Bloomington on Tuesday, April 19, 2016, where the Board announced that the IHSA will debut its Boys Lacrosse State Series and Girls Lacrosse State Series in the spring of 2018. “The addition of lacro... Read more
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The Illinois High School Association (IHSA) Board of Directors met for their regularly scheduled March meeting on Saturday, March 19, 2016, at the Marriott Pere Marquette in Peoria. The Board acted on two action items during the regularly scheduled meeting: ACTION ITEMS 1. The Board approved ... Read more
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Ottawa Township High School was named the winner of the second annual IHSA Class 3A/4A Student Section Showdown on Saturday, March 19, 2016. Representatives from each of the four Class 3A/4A finalists: Edwardsville, Lincoln-Way West, Ottawa & Prospect (pictured above) – were on hand at ... Read more
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The GRENADIERS of the Elk Grove High School were named the top nickname among IHSA member high schools in Illinois, as they emerged as state champions via online fan voting among a 64-school field in the inaugural CSN Chicago Mascot Madness contest.See the CSN Chicago videos below announcing the win... Read more
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Breese Central High School was named the winner of the second annual IHSA Class 1A/2A Student Section Showdown on Saturday, March 12, 2016.Representatives from each of the four Class 1A/2A finalists: Breese Central, Dwight, Frankfort and Olympia (pictured above) – were on hand at the IHSA Clas... Read more
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