IHSA Releases Sport-Specific Guidelines For Fall Athletics


BLOOMINGTON, IL — Following last week’s major announcement that football, boys soccer and girls volleyball are all moving to the spring 2021 season, the Illinois High School Association released Friday specific considerations and recommendations for the remaining fall sports. Golf (boys and girls), girls tennis, cross-country (boys and girls) and girls swimming and diving are all scheduled to officially start season activities on Monday in Illinois.

On July 29, Gov. J.B. Pritzker announced new COVID-19 related restrictions on youth sports in the state — including at the high school level — that were broken into risk levels depending on the

Penn State Schuylkill prepares facilities, enhances technology for fall semester


SCHUYLKILL HAVEN, Pa.  — As Penn Staters gear up to resume their studies this fall, Penn State Schuylkill has been working hard to prepare for students’ safe return to campus. In addition to modifying campus facilities to optimize safety and mitigate the spread of COVID-19, the campus is installing technology to support and enhance remote-learning.

Students can expect to see the following when they return:

  • Classroom furnishings have been arranged to allow for social distancing.
  • Plexiglass shields have been installed in front of all classroom podiums.
  • Dividers have been installed in the Student Community Center and the science labs.
  • Individual

Big Ten preparing to cancel fall sports


OMAHA, Neb. (WOWT) – Multiple reports are indicating the Big Ten will cancel its fall sports schedule.

The Big Ten hasn’t made anything official, but ESPN reported Sunday that university presidents reached out to commissioners of other power five conferences to see if they plan to cancel as well.

The Athletic reported that a decision would

How the MAC fall sports shutdown will impact college football across the country


Concern about the 2020 college football season had been mounting, even at the highest levels of the sport. But until last week, it had been expressed through foreboding words, not concrete actions.

On two mornings spaced four days apart, the questions of which FBS team and which FBS league would be first to opt out of fall