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“As we navigate through the IDPH All-Sports Policy, please note that IDPH and CDC recommendations are not enforced by the IHSA.”
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Where on the IHSA website are you seeing this?
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Bluejaygrad03 wrote: Wed Nov 24, 2021 9:05 pm Where on the IHSA website are you seeing this?
It’s the first paragraph of a communication sent to officials.

IOW it’s not the officials job to try to enforce. It’s up to the schools.
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illini25 wrote: Wed Nov 24, 2021 9:19 pm
Bluejaygrad03 wrote: Wed Nov 24, 2021 9:05 pm Where on the IHSA website are you seeing this?
It’s the first paragraph of a communication sent to officials.

IOW it’s not the officials job to try to enforce. It’s up to the schools.
How did you get access to it?
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Bluejaygrad03 wrote: Wed Nov 24, 2021 9:39 pm
illini25 wrote: Wed Nov 24, 2021 9:19 pm
Bluejaygrad03 wrote: Wed Nov 24, 2021 9:05 pm Where on the IHSA website are you seeing this?
It’s the first paragraph of a communication sent to officials.

IOW it’s not the officials job to try to enforce. It’s up to the schools.
How did you get access to it?
Seriously?
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illini25 wrote: Wed Nov 24, 2021 9:19 pm
Bluejaygrad03 wrote: Wed Nov 24, 2021 9:05 pm Where on the IHSA website are you seeing this?
It’s the first paragraph of a communication sent to officials.

IOW it’s not the officials job to try to enforce. It’s up to the schools.
Going by what I've seen in the six games so far (boys and girls), only a few players are wearing masks properly, most have them down around their chin or around their necks. Coaches and officials wear their masks (though I've seen a couple officials drop theirs down in the second half in a hot gym.) (Giving the extra mask timeout in the middle of the quarter is hit-or-miss, depending on the officiating crew.)
As far as spectators, probably 75-90 percent don't wear masks (or wear them to get in the gym, then take them off when they get to the bleachers.)
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MidstateFan wrote: Wed Nov 24, 2021 10:30 pm
illini25 wrote: Wed Nov 24, 2021 9:19 pm
Bluejaygrad03 wrote: Wed Nov 24, 2021 9:05 pm Where on the IHSA website are you seeing this?
It’s the first paragraph of a communication sent to officials.

IOW it’s not the officials job to try to enforce. It’s up to the schools.
Going by what I've seen in the six games so far (boys and girls), only a few players are wearing masks properly, most have them down around their chin or around their necks. Coaches and officials wear their masks (though I've seen a couple officials drop theirs down in the second half in a hot gym.) (Giving the extra mask timeout in the middle of the quarter is hit-or-miss, depending on the officiating crew.)
As far as spectators, probably 75-90 percent don't wear masks (or wear them to get in the gym, then take them off when they get to the bleachers.)
Officials I have spoken with tell me the “mask timeout” is up to the coaches to ask for it as they aren’t going to stop the game unless one coach asks. I can see a coach using it as a free timeout to stop a run or get their team a breather.
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illini25 wrote: Wed Nov 24, 2021 10:34 pm... get their team a breather.
Pun intended?
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Redbird CC Fan wrote: Thu Nov 25, 2021 11:13 am
illini25 wrote: Wed Nov 24, 2021 10:34 pm... get their team a breather.
Pun intended?
Of course not.
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I’ve been to 13 games so far. I’ve seen one player with a mask, a couple of coaches, a couple officials and a very very small amount of fans by the hundreds. By day 2 you were lucky if you saw anyone wearing a mask. Today no one was wearing one and no mask timeout.
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Cristobal wrote: Thu Nov 25, 2021 10:58 pm I’ve been to 13 games so far. I’ve seen one player with a mask, a couple of coaches, a couple officials and a very very small amount of fans by the hundreds. By day 2 you were lucky if you saw anyone wearing a mask. Today no one was wearing one and no mask timeout.
As Mike Radigan noted, the South Africa variant is on the way. Lets hope it doesn't mess up this season.

Per IHSA, responsibility for enforcing mask mandate falls on the school.
"The IHSA does not expect officials to enforce the mask mandate."
"If masks are not worn properly, it is up to school administrators and coaches to enforce this mandate for their team."

There is no way a school is going to attempt to enforce a mask mandate for spectators. I can envision a scenario where we have to go back to no spectators.
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From what I read, there is only about 100 people know to have been tested for this new variant, so it’s a pretty small sample. OK to be cautious, but not go crazy. I did note one official this weekend with a built in whistle in the mask. I’m not sure players wearing masks is effective at all. Shots yes, masks no.
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Cristobal wrote: Thu Nov 25, 2021 10:58 pm I’ve been to 13 games so far. I’ve seen one player with a mask, a couple of coaches, a couple officials and a very very small amount of fans by the hundreds. By day 2 you were lucky if you saw anyone wearing a mask. Today no one was wearing one and no mask timeout.
i saw 12 games over the weekend in sycamore. every player, coach and official wore a mask (most players did not wear them "properly"). the vast majority of fans had masks on. i would estimate 85%.

not saying i agree with it or disagree with it (mask mandate). just reporting what i saw.
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Freeport Pretzels have not yet played a game due to covid.

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illini25 wrote: Thu Dec 02, 2021 11:35 am Freeport Pretzels have not yet played a game due to covid.

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Talk about a twist of events.
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tombs14 wrote: Thu Dec 02, 2021 12:47 pm
illini25 wrote: Thu Dec 02, 2021 11:35 am Freeport Pretzels have not yet played a game due to covid.

:(
Talk about a twist of events.
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tombs14 wrote: Thu Dec 02, 2021 12:47 pm [quote=illini25 post_id=<a href="tel:1592206">1592206</a> time=<a href="tel:1638466537">1638466537</a> user_id=1969]
Freeport Pretzels have not yet played a game due to covid.

:(
Talk about a twist of events.
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Boogow wrote: Fri Dec 03, 2021 6:19 am
tombs14 wrote: Thu Dec 02, 2021 12:47 pm
illini25 wrote: Thu Dec 02, 2021 11:35 am Freeport Pretzels have not yet played a game due to covid.

:(
Talk about a twist of events.
Don’t be salty
I'd say your jokes are cheesy.

But I'm sure that's nacho intent.
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I think some of you guys must be baked.
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crkamm wrote: Fri Dec 03, 2021 10:24 am
Boogow wrote: Fri Dec 03, 2021 6:19 am
tombs14 wrote: Thu Dec 02, 2021 12:47 pm

Talk about a twist of events.
Don’t be salty
I'd say your jokes are cheesy.

But I'm sure that's nacho intent.
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Washington Manual game tonight postponed. Apparently a significant sickness outbreak at WCHS
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Bballnut wrote: Tue Dec 07, 2021 12:24 pm Washington Manual game tonight postponed. Apparently a significant sickness outbreak at WCHS
Never saw that coming :roll:
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Cristobal wrote: Tue Dec 07, 2021 7:31 pm
Bballnut wrote: Tue Dec 07, 2021 12:24 pm Washington Manual game tonight postponed. Apparently a significant sickness outbreak at WCHS
Never saw that coming :roll:
Please elaborate. TIA
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