covid-19 sports

miaa
August 26, 2021

MIAA Issues Mask Mandate for Indoor Activities; Outdoor Optional

Update at 9:36 AM on 8/26/21: The MIAA  will require high school student-athletes and coaches who participate in indoor activities to wear masks for at least the first few weeks of the season due to the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic, according to a repo...


masks
August 24, 2021

51 IL Schools on Probation for Defying Masks Mandate

Illinois Governor JB Pritzker placed 51 school districts on probation for noncompliance with his statewide masks mandate. Back on August 4, Gov. Pritzker issued an executive order mandating masks to be word by students and school staff, regardless...


lamont
August 18, 2021

CIAC, Gov. Lamont Encourage Vaccination of HS Student-Athletes

With the Constitution State already in preseason conditioning drills for the start of the high school football season, Governor Ned Led Lamont and the athletic governing body are encouraging high school student-athletes to get vaccinated if they have...


new york
August 16, 2021

New York Education Depart. Recommends Canceling Football in High COVID Areas

Late last week, the New York State Education Department recommended canceling football and other high-risk sports in areas with high COVID-19 transmission rates, "unless all participants are fully vaccinated." When the Empire State's education dep...


July 20, 2021

Bloomsburg U’s 5 Keys to Handle the COVID Rebound

COVID-19 has impacted sports at every level and continues to linger into the future. However, it is time to rebound and return to a new normal in the post-COVID world. A few ways that Bloomsburg University athletics is addressing the return is with f...


nc state
June 28, 2021

Social Media Reacts to NC State & NCAA’s Dismissal

Over the weekend, the NCAA awarded the Vanderbilt baseball team a trip to the College World Series finals after declaring its game against NC State a no-contest due to Wolfpack players testing positive for COVID-19. On Saturday, June...


masks
June 1, 2021

IHSA Survey: 3% of Student-Athlete COVID Cases Due to Sports

A recent survey from the Illinois High School Association (IHSA) shows only three percent of COVID-19 cases found in student-athletes stemmed from athletics. The survey drew from more than 1,400 responses across 10 different sports, and showed the...


thermometer
June 1, 2021

Thermometer of the Future May Make Sporting Events Safer

American scientist and inventor, Dr. Jacob Gitman has received approval on a patent for his Thermometer of the Future, potentially solving the issues around measuring temperatures while social distancing – perfect for all people working in security...