Students propose bass club for Hillsboro HIgh

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High School student Austin Edwards and seven other students asked the school board to establish a “pilot club” this year and eventually an Illinois High School Association (IHSA) high school bass fishing team. The student proponents told board members they would raise their own funding, except for participation in the IHSA post-season tournament.

“Fishing is a great sport to add to Hillsboro High School,” Edwards said.

Students who spoke described potential fundraisers as well as benefits from adding the sport.  The club would require sponsors who furnish eligible boats, a coach, and transportation.

The board will put the item on the agenda for the October meeting and a possible decision then….Full Story