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covid-19 sports

ahsaa
October 19, 2020

AHSAA Releases Best Practices for Winter Sports Season

As we draw closer to the winter sports season, the Alabama High School Athletic Association (AHSAA) has released a guide of best practices for athletic directors and coaches to proceed amid the COVID-19 pandemic. The 10-page document covers guidan...


eligibility
October 15, 2020

NCAA Approves Extra Year of Eligibility for Winter Athletes

The NCAA's Division I Council made some changes that will benefit winter student-athletes amid the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic. The council voted to approve an extra year of eligibility for winter student-athletes this week during its annual meeting...


flag football
October 13, 2020

Flag Football Surges with HS Football Postponed

With no high school football during the fall months in upstate New York, schools and athletes have found an alternative to the traditional gridiron sport — seven-on-seven flag football. According to a story from The Buffalo News, football was la...


streaming
October 7, 2020

Remote Viewing: Turning to Streaming Services for Athletics

School has been underway at Millard West High School in Omaha, Nebraska, since August 10, and the athletic administration prepared for the start of the fall sports season as close to normal as possible amid the COVID-19 pandemic.  “Most distric...


covid-19
September 30, 2020

What Is a Coach To Do During COVID-19?

COVID-19 continues to impact colleges and universities everywhere. Some institutions have opened their campuses, many have not. Teaching and learning are being done partially or all virtual. Currently, the majority of all Fall intercollegiate sport c...


resiliency
September 29, 2020

NFHS Director Notes ‘Resiliency’ in Athletic Departments

Resiliency — it's been shown by many throughout the COVID-19 pandemic and, now, it's being shown by the student-athletes as they return to athletics across the country. In her latest editorial piece, Dr. Karissa Niehoff, the National Federation ...


college football
September 25, 2020

Pac-12 To Resume College Football in November

All of the Power 5 conferences will be playing college football come November. On Thursday, September 24, the Pac-12 Conference announced it will be holding a truncated season, according to various media reports. Based on updated Pac-12 COVID-19 M...


nfhs
September 22, 2020

NFHS State-by-State Updates on Fall Sports

The National Federation of State High School Associations (NFHS) has been tracking the status of fall sports on a state-by-state basis with the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic. The organization shared its latest update on Monday, September 21, with a de...