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IHSA Delays Winter Sports

Governor Pritzker announced Tuesday that all youth indoor sports should be put on hold due to COVID-19, directly affecting the Illinois High School sports season.

Posted: Nov 18, 2020 10:24 AM
Updated: Nov 19, 2020 12:09 PM

The Fall sports season was moved to Winter, as Illinois football is set to begin in February, but now there will be even more of an overlap.

Swimming and bowling were already in season, but with Governor Pritzker's announcement, the IHSA has suspended those sports until further notice. Basketball has not started in the state of Illinois, but could be pushed back until after January. 

IHSA Executive Director Craig Anderson said the board will on on Thursday to, "continue plotting out potential paths for IHSA sports through the remainder of the school year."

Governor Pritzker was invited to Thursday's meeting, but the invitation was declined.

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