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.
Teams in Illinois varsity football that turned a losing season last year into one (so far) with no losses or just one loss.
A football game finished upside-down in terms of how our predictive stats said it should finish, and Chicago teachers and teachers everywhere need to learn a little something from this football game.
The IHSA denied a waiver of its by-laws to Chicago Public Schools during their current teachers’ strike. Teams cannot compete, although practices can continue under certain conditions.
Chicago Public Schools teachers may be on strike by Monday, leaving many students, student-athletes, and school officials wondering what they’ll do to keep up with the demands of school life, which don’t wait for a teachers strike to end.
Since 1924, it has been called the “biggest game of the season” for Geneva and Batavia. This Friday marks the 100th year of the rivalry in Illinois high school football.