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Moving To Phase 3 In Illinois Reopen Plan Could Mean First Step For High School Sports In State

As most of the state moves to Phase 3 this Friday in the Governor’s Restore Illinois reopening plan, what does that mean for high school sports?  Maybe a first step like “physical fitness type things” says the IHSA’s Matt Troha.…

WRMJ Audio Archives: That One Morning Kelly Sears & Tom Wierzba Shared Olympic Conference Stories On Sportsline

WRMJ Sports Director Jim Taylor traveled back to the WRMJ audio archives Friday morning and shares this 2017 interview with former Macomb football coach Kelly Sears and former Farmington basketball coach Tom Wierzba.

Let’s Talk With WQAD’s Matt Randazzo: When Iowa Kids Can Play High School Sports, But Illinois Kids Cannot

On Wednesday, Iowa Governor Kim Reynolds gave state approval to resume high school activities on June 1. High school sports — baseball and softball — gets state go ahead to start. The State of Iowa will work out final details…

WRMJ Interview: On Returning To Play In High School Sports; Tough Equation Locally, Regionally & Nationally Says NFHS Director

WRMJ Sports Director Jim Taylor visited with National Federation of State High School Associations executive director Dr. Karissa Niehoff Friday afternoon. The two talked about returning to play in high school sports, but many different factors are in play locally,…

WRMJ Interview: Henry Hired As Head Football Coach At Rockridge

The Rockridge Board of Education has hired Jeff Henry as head football coach. The vote was unanimous Monday night. Henry had been serving as an assistant in the program. He also is an assistant coach in the basketball program and…

NFHS: No Shot Clock For High School Hoops At This Time

The National Federation of State High School Associations (NFHS) announcing Monday morning that a proposal for a national rule mandating a shot clock as well as a proposal to allow a shot clock by state adoption were not approved by…