As IHSA’s spring 2021 approaches, the News-Gazette will be holding its annual Spring Faces photo shoot next Sunday.
But it will be a little different from the Faces of Spring events of the past – for two main reasons.
One is the COVID-19 pandemic, which previously affected our Faces of Fall and Faces of Winter shoots. We both drove outside and scheduled athletes from each school in shortened time slots to avoid excessive congregation.
The other reason is the difference in “spring sports” during this school year. Boys’ football, volleyball and soccer – traditionally in the fall – are high on the IHSA calendar in response to the pandemic.
For those unfamiliar with: our “Faces of” events welcome athletes from our coverage area to the News-At the Champaign de Gazette office for a photo shoot before their sports season.
These images will appear on our print pages during the season and will be published on our site Web.
This is an opportunity for athletes to represent their respective programs in a format offered by no other outlet statewide.
Athletes generally participate in more activities than having their picture taken – like recording promotional material on the radio and making a video to create a GIF – but the pandemic prevented us from…
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