covid-19 sports

masks
May 18, 2021

Masks No Longer Necessary for MA High School Spring Sports

Masks are no longer necessary for high school outdoor athletics in Massachusetts as of May 18. After nine months of enforcing mask mandates for athletes across the Bay State amid the COVID-19 pandemic, the Massachusetts Interscholastic Athletic As...


seek
May 13, 2021

See-Worthy: Seek Scan Helping Athletics Return

As the country embarks on a return to normalcy amid the COVID-19 pandemic, how can athletic facilities ensure the health and safety of its staff and spectators? With athletics returning on a wide-spread level and spectator capacity, as well as in-per...


mask
May 13, 2021

Mask Mandates Updated in Oregon After Runner Collapses

The Oregon Health Authority updated its mask guidance recently for non-contact sports following a high school runner collapsing during the home stretch of a race in Bend, OR. As part of the updated guidelines, those participating in non-contact sp...


April 23, 2021

Clemson to Reinstate, Add Teams Post-COVID

Following months of discussion with student-athletes, their representatives, families, supporters, and others, Clemson University and the Department of Athletics announced earlier this week it will continue men’s outdoor and indoor track & fiel...


student-athletes
April 15, 2021

NH High School Student-Athletes & Parents Push to End Mask-Use During Sports

Since a New Hampshire high school track and field coach left his position due to not making his student-athletes wear masks during competition, local student-athletes and parents and coming to his side, according to recent reports. Brad Keyes was ...


April 14, 2021

Midshipmen Athletics Mass-Vaccinated in Preparation for the Fall

Since the United States Naval Academy announced its Midshipmen were eligible to voluntarily received the COVID-19 vaccine back in early March, its athletic teams are still following Patriot League protocols. Vaccinations are being done every Thurs...


masks
April 7, 2021

Track Coach Fired for Refusing to Force Athletes to Wear Masks

A New Hampshire high school track and field coach was fired earlier this week for not making his student-athletes wear masks. Brad Keyes, a third-year track and field coach at Pembroke Academy, penned a letter to his athletic director, Fred Vezina...


delaware
April 6, 2021

Delaware Women’s Lax Season Ends After Violating COVID Ordinance

Over the weekend, the University of Delaware women's lacrosse team announced it canceled the remainder of the 2021 season after the athletic department said the team hosted an off-campus gathering in mid-March. In the statement from the athletic d...