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covid-19 sports

california
January 21, 2021

Two California Football Teams Held Scrimmage Against Shutdowns

Two California high school football teams gathered over the weekend to play a game, potentially violating California Interscholastic Federation (CIF) and Southern Section rules as well as state health orders due to the COVID-19 pandemic. According...


tssaa
January 19, 2021

TSSAA Reverses Course of Referee Pay Cut

After initially announcing that high school basketball referees will receive a $25 pay cut for each night they officiate the game, the Tennessee Secondary School Athletic Association (TSSAA) has reversed course. Roughly 10 days after making the de...


football
January 18, 2021

Coaching Football During COVID-19

In many parts of the country, Friday nights in the fall wouldn’t be complete without the local high school football team taking the field. Like many other facets of life in 2020, however, high school football traditions have been turned upside d...


ciac
January 13, 2021

CIAC Cites Low COVID Transmission for Fall Sports

The Connecticut Interscholastic Athletic Conference (CIAC) released a report late last week that shared the contract tracing details by local departments of health and found that the rate of transmission was extremely low. According to a report in...


arizona
January 12, 2021

Arizona Reinstates High School Winter Sports Season

This story was updated on Thursday, January 15 to reflect the following changes below: Per the Albuquerque Journal: Arizona high school sports officials voted Tuesday to allow winter sports, reversing a decision made four days earlier to cancel the s...


minnesota
December 29, 2020

Minnesota High Schools Adopt Mask Use for Sports

High school sports in Minnesota will resume on January 14, but all games, matches, and meets will be completed with student-athletes required to wear masks. The news comes from the Minnesota Department of Health's updated guidelines for mitigating...


rapid testing
December 28, 2020

MHSAA Football to Return with New Rapid Testing

High school football can resume in The Great Lakes State this week thanks, in part, to a new rapid testing program. According to a report from MLive.com, the Michigan High School Athletic Association (MHSAA) made the announcement that the concludi...


south carolina
December 14, 2020

Basketball Brings COVID Challenges for South Carolina Schools

The high school basketball season is already underway in South Carolina, and teams have already been met with positive COVID-19 cases and game cancelations. In a recent report from TheState.com, it was noted that roughly 170 of 394 public school v...