A day after Illinois governor J.B. Pritzker Illinois Department of Public Health put Illinois high school wrestling on hold, the Illinois High School Association (IHSA) announced that the wrestling season will be moved to the summer season.
The IHSA Board of Directors held a board meeting Wednesday and announced plans for winter sports in Illinois. The wrestling season will be held from April 19 to June 26, 2021. Basketball and other winter athletics will be held during the winter months.
Illinois has reported 389,095 total COVID-19 cases with 9,619 deaths. New cases of spiked by over 6,000 on Wednesday.
The #IHSA Board of Directors held a special meeting today to provide direction on winter sports.
🤼 Wrestling was moved to the summer season
🏀🏊♂️�”��’�🎳🤸♀️ All other winter sports will proceed as scheduled
�” IHSA #IHSA (@IHSA_IL) October 28, 2020