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Sports

IHSA considers season extension to allow for spring sports

Huntley celebrates Teagen O'Rilley's grand slam against Barrington in the seventh inning at the Class 4A Hampshire Sectional.
Huntley celebrates Teagen O'Rilley's grand slam against Barrington in the seventh inning at the Class 4A Hampshire Sectional.

IHSA Executive Director Craig Anderson kept the potential of a spring season for high school sports alive in a letter released by the IHSA Wednesday afternoon.

"The date schools are allowed to return to session will determine the length of the spring sports season and the potential of an IHSA State Series," Anderson said.

"We are considering an extension of the spring sports season limitation to provide more participation opportunities for students. This may include movement of the post-season timelines and State Series."

Anderson said the IHSA will be working with its Sports Medicine Advisory Committee to determine the need for an "acclimatization period" prior to when competition might resume. No timetable has presently been set.

The IHSA previously slotted April 8 for a potential target date for a return to game action or practices, but that has several hurdles to clear.

"We will continue to provide updates as new information is available. We appreciate your patience and understanding," Anderson concluded.

The IHSA previously put out a Q&A on a handful of questions regarding participation eligibility and more.

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