After student suicides, some ask for sports in Illinois to resume amid pandemic

It’s been months of no sports for Illinois high school students because of Pritzker administration guidance during COVID-19, and some say the impacts have been deadly.

Student-athlete Dylan Buckner from Northbrook reportedly took his own life last week. The Daily Herald reported before the COVID-19 pandemic, and the governor’s rules prohibiting K-12 sports, Bucker was a starting quarterback with good grades and prospects for college football.

Illinois High School Association Executive Director Craig Anderson said it was tragic and not isolated.

“I think it’s more than we could probably imagine, to be honest,
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