This Friday and Saturday, Chugiak High School will be replete with vigorous grappling action as the top wrestlers and teams compete for large-school state titles in the Alaska School Activities Association (ASAA)/First National Bank 2015 4A Wrestling State Championships.
This Thursday, Friday and Saturday, hundreds of high school student-athletes will seek to make a splash as they compete for state titles at the 2015 Georgia High School Association (GHSA) Swimming & Diving State Championships.
The Recreation Center Aquatics Center on the Georgia Tech Campus in Atlanta will be the site where this year’s boys and girls champions in two enrollment classes will be crowned.
This Saturday, the Illinois High School Association (IHSA) Competitive Dance State Finals will crown champions for the third time in history. The inaugural event in 2013 saw three different styles produce state titles in each of the three classes (1A – Lyrical, 2A – Pom, 3A – Kick). The routines continued to blend and progress in 2014 en route to a trio of new champions being crowned in Highland (1A), Geneva (2A), and Lake Park (3A).
The third annual edition of the State Finals returns to U.S. Cellular Coliseum in Bloomington on Friday, January 30 and Saturday, January 31. Friday’s prelims will feature 90 total teams (30 per class) and the Top 10 teams in each class based on Friday’s results will move on to perform again in Saturday’s finals.
Every performance this weekend will be streamed live on the NFHS Network via www.IHSA.tv with a subscription or Comcast/Xfinity authentication, while recaps from Saturday’s finals will also be rebroadcast on Comcast Sports Net Chicago (click for dates/times). For more information on the rules and regulations of the IHSA Competitive Dance State Finals, check out our primer from 2013.
On Friday, two standout Jacksonville boys basketball teams located less than six miles from each other will take to the hard court for a fierce hoops battle.
In that contest, Jacksonville Bishop Kenny (15-6 overall and 4-0 in district play) will host Jacksonville Bolles (20-1 and 7-1). Bishop Kenny is in first place in Class 5A District 3, while Bolles is in second place in Class 4A, District 3.
Bragging rights in the California Interscholastic Federation-Sac-Joaquin Section will be on the line Friday when two standout Sierra Foothill League girls basketball teams meet.
In that contest, Loomis Del Oro High School (14-4 overall and 3-1 in league play) will host Folsom High School (15-5 and 3-2).
This Friday, two talented Michigan Interscholastic Hockey League (MIHL) teams will take to the ice in what promises to be a highly competitive contest. In that game, The Cranbrook School (11-1-1-1) will host the University of Detroit-Jesuit (11-3) at Wallace Ice Arena.