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WRMJ Interview: Much To Consider As IHSA’s Anderson Talks Future Of High School Sports Amid COVID-19 Pandemic

WRMJ Sports Director Jim Taylor covered a number of topics with IHSA Executive Director Craig Anderson Wednesday morning–all related to the COVID-19 pandemic and its impact on high school sports in Illinois.  

WRMJ Interview: Should We Be Worried About Friday Night Lights; Stark County’s Noard Talks COVID-19 Impact On High School Sports

WRMJ Sports Director Jim Taylor spoke with Stark County football coach Jade Noard Wednesday morning. He discussed summer contact days being suspended by the IHSA this week and the uneasy feeling looking toward fall with the COVID-19 pandemic still in…

WRMJ Audio: Many Question Marks Remain For High School Sports Moving Toward Summer; React From Mercer County’s Kate Engwall

With the IHSA cancelling spring state tournaments and suspending summer contact days this week, coaches are now digesting the announcement. Mercer County girls basketball coach Kate Engwall spoke with WRMJ Sports Director Jim Taylor Wednesday morning about the impact of…

IHSA Cancels Spring Sports State Tournaments

The Illinois High School Association (IHSA) Board of Directors met for their April meeting via a video conference call on Tuesday, April 21, where the Board of Directors announced its decision to cancel all IHSA spring state tournaments. The decision…

WRMJ Interview: John Deere Classic Included On Modified PGA Schedule; React From JDC Director Clair Peterson

WRMJ Sports Director Jim Taylor caught up with John Deere Classic Tournament Director Clair Peterson Thursday just shortly after the PGA Tour announced that the JDC would be included on the modified 2020 schedule. The date of the tourney is…

WRMJ Interview: Rockridge Grad Foy Sees College Career Impacted By Pandemic; Hopes For Summer Baseball Up North

WRMJ Sports Director Jim Taylor caught up with 2017 Rockridge grad Justin Foy Wednesday morning. His junior baseball season at Western Illinois University was cut short due to the COVID-19 pandemic. Foy was coming off a strong summer season last…

WRMJ Sportsline Interview: A Saturday Morning Visit With Tim Engebretson; The Game Misses ‘Coach E’

WRMJ Sports Director Jim Taylor was joined by Tim Engebretson on the WRMJ Sportsline Saturday morning. “Coach E” had a very successful run coaching at former the former Warren High School and then United High School.