Polling Place: Should the IHSA go its own way on when to play ball during the pandemic?


The whole thing is a bit nerve-racking. Then again, what about sports during a pandemic isn’t?

Take high school basketball in Illinois. Early in the week, Gov. J.B. Pritzker declared that winter sports — basketball being the star of that seasonal show — would be put on indefinite hold. Later, Pritzker amended that to “in the spring.” Meanwhile, the Illinois High School Association didn’t particularly listen, keeping hoops on its winter calendar.

Chicago Public Schools has postponed basketball until further notice. Everybody else? We don’t know. A whole lot of questions are on the table. Concerns, too. The topic led the way in “Polling Place,” your weekly home for Sun-Times sports polls on Twitter. On to the polls:

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