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Byron Community School District #226

School Closing - March 7, 2024

We will make up the day at the end of the school year, Friday, May 31, 2024.   


We hope you are able to attend and support our boys as they compete this Thursday afternoon.  For those seeking additional information on the IHSA State Finals, please see below:

  • Byron will face Benton in a semifinal game on Thursday, March 7, at 3:45 p.m.
  • If Byron loses their semifinal game, they will play in the 3rd-place game that same evening, Thursday, March 7, at 8:15 p.m.
  • A fan bus will be provided for all Byron High School students, community members, and for any other students accompanied by an adult over the age 21.  If interested, please reach out to the Byron Director of Activities, Mr. Jeff Milburn, at [email protected] by 3:00 p.m. tomorrow, March 6, 2024.
  • If Byron wins their semifinal game, they will play in the championship game on Saturday, March 9, at 1:00 p.m.


Venue:  State Farm Center (formerly Assembly Hall), Champaign, IL


Student Section Tickets: Student Section (Orange Krush) tickets will be on sale in the BHS Activities Office.  We have 145 Student Section tickets available for $15.00 on a first come, first serve basis.  Students who purchase Student Section tickets will receive a paper ticket and a wristband.

Byron Section Tickets:  We will also have Byron Section tickets available for families and the general public.  More information will be forthcoming from the Byron Activities office later today.

Digital Tickets: If you do not wish to sit in the Byron Section and would like to purchase general admission tickets, you can do so now via the following link:  IHSA Boys Basketball State Final  (Experiencing difficulties with the above link?  Visit, “Sports & Activities” menu, “Boys Basketball” page, “State Final Tournament” section,” “Purchase Tickets” link)


Live Streaming:  The games will be live streamed on NFHS (subscription required) via the following link: NFHS Network


Go Tigers!


Buster Barton

Superintendent of Byron Schools