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.
Tonight’s football game at Chicago Hope Academy has been cancelled out of concern for the safety of players, fans, and school staff.
Repeated head impacts can lead to long-term consequences; do what you can at all levels in all sports to minimize these repeated hits.
Protests over the anthem continue across America, esp. after Pres. Trump denounced the practice, calling it un-American.
Officials at Niles N. H.S. in Skokie, IL, have suspended the varsity football program over allegations that ‘hazing’ may have occurred.