Naperville N. won its 2nd consecutive title in boys’ soccer (3A); Solorio Academy from Chicago won its 1st title in any sport, ever.
Hinsdale Central won its 6th consecutive state title in boys’ golf. Riverdale won its first title ever, in any sport or activity.
The Class 1A boys’ soccer state title in IL goes to Marquette HS in Alton. Ending was exciting, given a close call by a linesman.
Former football player at E. St. Louis HS: coach & district were negligent in 2008, causing him to suffer permanent brain damage.
Coaching girls’ volleyball teams to 500 wins is a rare achievement, but Kelly Simon at Neuqua Valley H.S. in Naperville hit the mark on Oct. 6.
An Arizona high school football player died last Friday as a result of injuries sustained in a game. He hit his head on the ground, reports say.
An extensive oral history (a series of interviews) has been published by the Lincoln Presidential Library about high school sports in IL.
Citing safety concerns amid Chicago violence, a 2nd school has forfeited a football game scheduled against Hope Academy.
About 3 dozen IL high school varsity football teams are undefeated after 8 games of a 9-game regular season, which concludes this weekend.
High school football participation is down. Research that shows the sport leads to higher concussion and lower mental functioning is to blame.