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COVID-19: IHSA cancels spring state tournaments

Staff Report ROCKFORD - The Illinois High School Association Board of Directors on Tuesday announced that it has decided to cancel all spring tournaments. The decision comes in conjunction with Friday's announcement by Gov. J.B. Pritzker and the Illinois State Board of Education that all Illinois high schools will complete the 2019-20 school term from home via E-learning. "We support the decision by Gov. Pritzker and the Illinois State Board of Education, and given the logistics, we…

IHSA football playoff pairings announced

Staff Report Several area high school football teams that qualified for the IHSA playoffs will be in action this weekend.  The statewide field includes six teams from the NIC-10 Conference, five from the Big Northern Conference, three from the Northeastern Conference and two from the NUIC.  Class 1A #9 Forreston (7-2) at #8 Ottawa Marquette (7-2) Sat. 2 p.m. #12 Abingdon (A.-Avon) (6-3) at #5 Kirkland (Hiawatha) (8-1) Sat. 2 p.m. #15 Aurora Christian (5-4) at #2 Lena-Winslow (9-0)…