Fan Violence Has HSers Playing To Empty Gyms

Due to Chicago high school basketball games turning into scenes from The Warriors, the city’s Public League is putting some dramatic, perhaps draconian measures in place to keep the peace. Still, is it worth even playing a game if you’re not going to allow fans to attend?

Empty Arena

Playing in front of an empty gymnasium for certain games is just one of the measures they’re taking to prevent any more violence like Tuesday night’s, when a player was shot in the leg during a postgame brawl. If a bucket falls and no one’s around to hear it, does it make a swish?

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