IHSA posts football schedules

While there are still many questions about how fall sports will look due to the pandemic, the IHSA released the football schedules Monday. The season openers are set for Friday, August 28 with the final weekend of the regular season season set for October 23-24. The playoffs would start October 30-31 with the championship games set for November 27-28.

Here are links to each of our area conferences:

Black Diamond
South 7
SIRR Mississippi

Late Friday afternoon, the IHSA announced the Illinois Department of Public Health had approved the next phase in its Return to Play Plan. With safety protocols in place, schools will be able to start using summer contact days starting this week. IHSA officials believe the next phase announced will be any changes sport by sport for practice/play in the fall.