The Standard: How are postponed winter sports going to affect athletes


By Adam Homel ‘21

The IHSA postponed all winter sports on Nov. 17 due to COVID precautions. The winter sports included: basketball, bowling, wrestling, and swimming.

Craig Anderson, the executive director of IHSA, made this decision in response to Gov. J.B. Pritzker and the Illinois Department of Public Health declined to attend the IHSA’s November 19th board meeting.

What does this mean for the high school winter athletes? No one knows what it means; winter sports could be played in the spring or they can never happen. This has many students worried about recruitments and if they will ever play their last season for […]