Student-athletes in neighboring states such as Indiana have gotten the green light to participate in fall sports, but that’s not the case in Illinois.
In July, the IHSA announced its plan for the 2020-21 school year, moving some fall sports to the spring and allowing others to continue as planned with restrictions.
The plan was issued following Pritzker’s announcement that Illinois would be “restricting youth and adult recreational organized sports,” including school-based sports, beginning Aug. 15.
In a recent letter to Gov. J.B. Pritzker, IHSA Executive Director Craig Anderson asked for permission for the IHSA and its Sports Medicine Advisory Committee to “resume control over determining the resumption of IHSA sports and activities.”
Anderson said Friday the content of the letter “has been greatly misconstrued on social media in a short amount of time.”
This past week, students from several west suburban school rallied for open schools and a return to sports….