Referendum Reinstates High School Sports

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Just a day after voters approved a $140 million bond referendum, an Illinois high school district voted unanimously to reinstate sports that were previously cut from the budget.

Hinsdale Central and Hinsdale South (Ill.) high schools will be competing in football, swimming, water polo, wrestling and cheerleading after all, according to the Chicago Tribune. Those sports had been on the chopping block following the November failure of a $166 million referendum.

The result of the spring referendum is undoubtedly a positive for the student-athletes and their coaches, who were dealing with much uncertainty during the offseason.

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