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IHSA launching ‘Officiating 101’

The Illinois High School Association is hoping a new effort will help persuade more people to become officials for prep sporting events. The organization has launched a series of “Officiating 1-0-1” informative sessions across the state, with initial events in Downs, Mt. Vernon and Quincy. “‘Officiating 101’ is really simple,” said Sam Knox, assistant executive […]

Illinois high school football playoff seeding changes coming

Prep football playoffs in Illinois will look a little different in the fall. The Illinois High School Association is changing its playoff seeding system for most football classes. At the IHSA Board of Directors meeting this month, members approved a 1-to-32 seeding proposal for Class 1A through Class 6A. Class 7A and Class 8A already […]