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IHSA Is Remiss By Ignoring The Homewood-Flossmoor Transfer Issue *Update HF DQ'd!*

IHSA Is Remiss By Ignoring The Homewood-Flossmoor Transfer Issue *Update HF DQ'd!*
Update: On February 19th, it was reported that the IHSA has disqualified H-F from the State Playoffs and that they must forfeit their victories for 2013-14. Full Story Here. disqualified the team from the state playoffs over bylaw violations – See more at: http://www.highschoolcubenews.com/news_article/show/351725?referrer_id=599124#sthash.vjPCYn5p.dpuf disqualified the team from the state playoffs over bylaw violations –... Read more »

IHSA Football State Playoffs Leave One SPC Team Standing

IHSA Football State Playoffs Leave One SPC Team Standing
After Two Rounds the IHSA Football State Playoffs leave one SPC Team standing. But let me assure you it has not been for the lack of trying. I know many of the kids playing in the Southwest Prairie Conference from my years of observation and find them to be just as hard-working as those in... Read more »

Boys Volleyball: Complete Recap of the IHSA 2012-2013 State Playoffs

Boys Volleyball: Complete Recap of the IHSA 2012-2013 State Playoffs
Talk about Fast and Furious. The Illinois High School Association Boys Volleyball State Playoffs Tournament boils down to seven play dates. This is certainly not a competition for the faint-hearted and given this year’s game results – scores were generally tight and two match sweeps not as common as they once were. And when we... Read more »
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Girls High School Soccer: 2012-2013 IHSA Class 3A State Playoffs Latest Results / Schedules

Girls High School Soccer: 2012-2013 IHSA Class 3A State Playoffs Latest Results / Schedules
Girls High School Soccer 2012-2013 IHSA Class 3A State Playoffs Regional Results & Upcoming Schedules Barrington Super-Sectional Bracket Barrington Super-Sectional Tue., May 28 Match 1 at 7:00 pm: Winner Algonquin Jacobs Sectional vs. Winner Hoffman Estates Sectional Algonquin Jacobs Sectional Tue., May 21 Match 1 at 4:30 pm: (2) Cary-Grove vs. (1) Rockford Boylan Catholic... Read more »

Girls High School Soccer: 2012-2013 IHSA Class 2A State Playoffs Latest Results / Schedules

Girls High School Soccer: 2012-2013 IHSA Class 2A State Playoffs Latest Results / Schedules
Girls High School Soccer 2012-2013 IHSA Class 2A State Playoffs Regional Results & Upcoming Schedules   Barrington Super-Sectional Bracket Barrington Super-Sectional Tue., May 28 Match 1 at 5:00 pm: Winner Freeport (H.S.) Sectional vs. Winner Lake Villa (Lakes) Sectional Freeport Sectional Wed., May 22 Match 1 at 5:00 pm: (1) Crystal Lake Prairie Ridge vs.... Read more »

Girls High School Soccer: 2012-2013 IHSA Class 1A State Playoffs / Final Four Is Set!

Girls High School Soccer: 2012-2013 IHSA Class 1A State Playoffs / Final Four Is Set!
  Girls High School Soccer 2012-2013 IHSA Class 1A State Playoffs UPDATED! FINAL FOUR IS SET! Sectional and Super-Sectional Results Edwardsville Metro-East Lutheran Super-Sectional Tue., May 21 (1) Alton Marquette 1, (1) Rochester 0 Freeburg Sectional Tue., May 14 Match 1: (1) Waterloo Gibault Catholic 2, (1) Breese Mater Dei 0 Match 2: (1) Alton... Read more »
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Suburban Christian Conference Blown Up: 7 Teams Leave

Suburban Christian Conference Blown Up: 7 Teams Leave
In what appears to be a “football related” decision, the Suburban Christian Conference (SCC) will see 7 of its teams leave for the Metro Suburban Conference (MSC). In short, the Suburban Christian Conference was blown  up after athletic directors kept their intent to move a closely guarded secret until it was announced on Thursday by... Read more »

No One Added To Class of 2013 Baseball Hall of Fame, Craig Biggio & Jack Morris Robbed

The Steroid Era Ball Players Are Up For Induction To The Hall of Fame And Will Find It Hard To Overcome The Shame of the Game In Their Pursuit of Baseball Immortality
For only the second time in 40 years, the Major League Baseball Hall of Fame failed to enshrine a player when sportswriters split the tally. As a result I think in the process they robbed Craig Biggio and Jack Morris. Biggio not only had an outstanding career but played at an All-Star level at multiple... Read more »