Twelve days: That is how close Illinois high school students came to their first official day of practice for the 2020 fall seasons. Instead, it will be only golf and cross country that will enjoy a traditional start to the new season.
Following an IHSA decision Wednesday, football, boys soccer, and girls volleyball have been moved to the spring. The IHSA made dozens of other amendments to various other sports as well, but none that are applicable to Christian County athletes.
Many saw the IHSA decision coming after Governor JB Pritzker held a noon press conference yesterday outlining further restrictions for youth and adult recreational sports, including those governed by the IHSA. That announcement from the governor, though, was supposed to coincide with the IHSA’s announcement, according to IHSA Executive Director Craig Anderson. Thursday, July 30, 2020
Central A&M announced on their Facebook page on Monday that they have suspended all of their extracurricular activities after a positive COVID-19 diagnosis of a student.
"Central A&M administration has been notified that a student involved in extracurricular programming received a positive diagnosis for COVID-19. We are working closely with Shelby County Public Health Department for identifying further possible cases,” Central A&M Superintendent Dr. DeAnn Heck said in the post. Tuesday, July 28, 2020
As school districts around the state begin to approve IHSA’s Phase 4 Return to Play Guidelines, the IHSA has remained optimistic that there will be fall sports in the 2020-2021 school year. So optimistic, in fact, that they released the 2020 football schedules for all schools in Illinois on Monday. Tuesday, July 7, 2020
The Illinois Basketball Coaches Association (IBCA) released their All-State Academic teams for the 2019-2020 season. The Taylorville boys had the top grade point average (GPA) in Division 6, the Central A&M boys were named out of Division 5, and the Taylorville girls had the third highest GPA out of Division 6. Monday, June 8, 2020