Four-year Lady Iron soccer player Courtney Dage (
IHSA cancels spring tournaments
Mantra Dave and Olivia Plangger April 21, 2020
The Illinois High School Association (IHSA) Board of Directors announced its decision Tuesday, April 21 to “cancel all IHSA spring state tournaments” in a statement released at noon.

Though the IHSA has made efforts to keep the slim possibility of a spring season alive, Governor J.B. Pritzker’s decision to suspend in-person schooling forced their hand, with IHSA Executive Director Craig Anderson saying that the IHSA “simply felt that [they] could not conduct state tournaments that met the expectations of member schools.”

All spring state tournaments have been canceled,
File Photo: Mr. Dave Feeney addresses the varsity basketball team during a  scrimmage in the 2018-19 season.
Feeney named Lady Iron basketball head coach
Reid Watkins, Sports Editor • April 17, 2020
Mr. Dave Feeney has been named head girls varsity basketball coach during a virtual meeting of the board of education Wednesday night.

The position was vacant after Mr. Marcus Mann stepped down after the 2019-20 season. In eight years as head coach, Mann amassed a record of 130-107.

Athletic director Nic Kearfott led a group that interviewed a “committee of coaches” last week before making their suggestion to the board.

Feeney will be back at the helm of the program after serving as
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