Thursday Sports Update

Thursday Sports Update

The Illinois High School Association  Board of Directors announced yesterday its intended plans for the athletic High school year. . Teams in all sports will play shortened regular seasons. State tournaments will be determined on a sport-by-sport basis. The new High School sports schedule is the following:

  • golf, girls tennis, cross country, and swimming remain in the fall
  • winter sports remain the same with a shorter season running from Nov 16-Feb 13 with game restrictions
  • football, soccer, girls volleyball have been moved from the Fall to a late winter/early spring season that will run February 15th until May 1st.
  • A summer season running May 3-June 26 will include the traditional spring sports  Baseball, Softball and Track and Field.

For all the details and guidelines visit the www.ihsa.org 

 

Lucas Giolito threw six scoreless innings and struck out six as the White Sox blanked the Indians 4-0 in Cleveland.  Luis Robert drove in a pair of runs for Chicago, which scored all four runs in the ninth inning.  Aaron Bummer got the win for the Sox.  

Dallas Keuchel takes the mounds as Chicago opens a three-game set at Kansas City tomorrow night. Catch all the White Sox baseball here on 1430 WCMY your home for White Sox baseball.

 Kyle Hendricks got knocked around for six runs in the Cubs 12-7 loss to the Reds at the Great American Ball Park.  In the loss, the Cubs completed their first triple play since May 1997.  Yu Darvish closes out the series tonight against Cincinnati’s Luis Castillo.  

The Cardinals’ offense could only muster three hits as they dropped the series finale to the Twins 3-0 at Target Field.  The Cards open a series in Milwaukee tomorrow with Jack Flaherty getting the start against the Brewers’ Brett Anderson

The Blackhawks won in exhibition over the defending-champion St Louis Blues 4-0 in Edmonton. The Hawks open their best-of-five Qualifying Round series against the Edmonton Oilers on Saturday.  

 

 The NBA tips off its eight-game regular season restart tonight at the bubble in Orlando.  

 

The Chicago Sky face the Minnesota Lynx tonight.  Chicago is looking to start 3-and-0 for the first time in six years.  

 

 Illinois basketball is mourning the passing of legendary coach Lou Henson.  The 88-year-old died this past Saturday at his home in Champaign.  The Hall of Famer coached the Illini from 1976 to 1996,