Thursday Sports Update

Thursday Sports Update

The Ottawa Township high school released a statement regarding the winter sports season. The boys & girls basketball are on an indefinite hold due the conflict between the IDPH and the IHSA.

You can read the statement from OHS by clicking here.

 

St. Bede Academy announced yesterday they will not start basketball on Nov. 16 and will follow the Illinois Department of Public Health guidelines and not the IHSA.

St Bede athletic director Nick McLaughlin said. “This decision is based on the IDPH’s decision to move basketball from medium  to high risk due to the potential exposure to COVID-19. As the virus positivity rate in our region reaches very concerning new levels.

This comes after Marquette Academy announced Tuesday postponing the High School Basketball season until spring.

 

 

The NIU Huskies lost to Buffalo 49-30 in the season opener at Huskie Stadium. NIU hosts Central Michigan next Wednesday.  

 

The University of Louisville has postponed football activities because of the coronavirus.  The school said there’s been a high number of positive COVID-19 tests.  The Cardinals’ Saturday game against Virginia has been postponed until November 14th.  The delay works out because both teams originally had a bye that weekend.

 

The Bears have released the veteran receiver and return specialist Ted Ginn Jr.  The 14th-year pro saw limited action in six games, catching three passes for 40 yards and averaged less than five-yards on five punt returns. Ginn was replaced by free-agent Dwayne Harris. The Bears hit the road to play the Titans on Sunday. 

 

The San Francisco 49ers will host the Green Bay Packers tonight on Thursday Night Football.  The hobbled 49ers are 4-and-4 on the season while the Packers are 5-and-2.

 

Round one of The Houston Open at Memorial Park in Texas begins today in the PGA.

 

The Fire earned a point on the road after battling to a 2-2 draw against Minnesota United. The Fire’s postseason fate now comes down to Sunday’s match against New York City at Soldier Field.  A win will secure Chicago a spot in the MLS Cup Playoffs.