The Illinois High School Association has approved new guidelines for heat acclimatization, which should help Illinois student-athletes reduce heat illness and injury during preseason football.
A ruling has been handed down in favor of Texas high school cheerleaders who cheered the school’s football team on last fall with sayings taken from the Bible.
We fed our computer estimates of team strength into our simulator for all 16 teams in eight classes of the IHSA football championships in Illinois. Here’s what happened (aka. our predictions for who will win the state football championships).
Only a few surprise wins in the quarter-finals, so we use the week to analyze our predictive stats for the 2012 season.
There were some surprises in Round 2 of the Illinois high school football playoffs, but mostly, this round just gave us a chance to recognize teams that really step up their game during the playoffs.
We predict that about six games in the IHSA football playoffs this weekend will be very, very close match-ups.
Round 1 of the Illinois high school football playoffs featured a limited number of surprises, but we’ve got coverage, mostly provided by local newspapers, of all six of those surprise games.
Earlier this month, three high schools in suburban Chicago elected Homecoming courts led by individuals who don’t fit the typical “football-player, cheerleader” stereotype.
A Texas high school cheerleading group is using religious sayings and texts to inspire their team, and a court is allowing it temporarily while it considers both sides of the First-Amendment debate.
Great shots from a high school football game published by the Peoria Journal-Star, including fireworks and the marching band at halftime.