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The wait is ongoing for area teams. Area players. Area coaches. Area parents. When will sports resume as the world deals with the COVID-19 pandemic? Good question. Until then, sports editor Matt Daniels spent the week telling the stories of those impacted by the pandemic in a variety of ways.

Michael O’Brien and Joe Henricksen are reputable voices when it comes to Illinois high school basketball. Neither are a big fan of IHSA's proposed changes.

The state-bound Tri-County girls’ basketball team has such a following that classes have been canceled Friday to allow students and staff to attend the 11 a.m. tip at Redbird Arena.