Thursday Afternoon Focus: The effects of Illinois’ COVID-19 restrictions on high school sports

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An information sign is displayed at Mundelein high school stadium in Mundelein, Ill., Thursday, July 30, 2020. The Illinois High School Association (IHSA) board of directors voted on Wednesday to move the football, girls volleyball and boys soccer seasons to spring, while making season adjustments to all sports for the 2020-21 school year. All other fall sports such as boys and girls golf, boys and girls cross country, girls swimming and girls tennis will be played as scheduled, with restrictions, according to the IHSA. (AP Photo/Nam Y. Huh)

The Thursday Afternoon Focus brings you a deep look into news stories from different points of view. This week, we look at how current COVID-19 restrictions affect kids that aren’t allowed to play high school sports.

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