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High School Athletes, Parents Suing IHSA

Joliet Catholic's Ty Isaac (32) runs for 69 of his 515 yards to score his sixth touchdown against Montini during the IHSA Class 5A high school championship football game Saturday, Nov. 26, 2011, at Memorial Stadium in Champaign, Ill. Montini won 70-45. (AP photo/Bradley Leeb)

Students, parents, and supporters of the Let Us Play movement are headed to court to settle the battle over playing fall sports. High school athletes and parents filed a class-action lawsuit yesterday against the Illinois High School Association. The students and parents say the IHSA is going against its own constitution of regulations in not permitting fall play. Illinois is the only state in the Midwest, and one of only ten in the nation, that has not reinstated fall sports.

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