BOSTON (CBS) – The MIAA has introduced that each one highschool winter sports activities – boy’s and lady’s basketball, gymnastics, boy’s and lady’s ice hockey, alpine snowboarding, nordic snowboarding, and swimming and diving – have a brand new begin date of Dec. 14.
There can be no practices or tryouts allowed earlier than the mid-December date.
Indoor observe has been pushed again to Fall 2 (starting Feb. 22), whereas wrestling, winter cheerleading and dancing are going to be moved to the spring season (starting April 26).
The MIAA has laid out the brand new guidelines and modifications for all of the winter sports activities beginning on Dec. 14 (hyperlinks include new modifications and pointers from the MIAA):
The MIAA COVID-19 Job Drive representatives offered winter sport modifications and proposals for the 2020-2021 season to the MIAA Board of Administrators. The suggestions have been then permitted by the MIAA Board of Administrators.
“It’s nice to see that so a lot of our student-athletes will have the ability to participate within the sports activities they love this winter,” MIAA President and Marshfield Superintendent Jeff Granatino mentioned. “Many coaches, athletic administrators, principals and superintendents labored laborious over the previous few weeks to make sure that we’d have the ability to supply interscholastic athletes for our college students, and I need to thank them for his or her efforts.”
A whole take a look at the winter sports activities season modifications is positioned on the MIAA COVID-19 Task Force page.
The MIAA says the modifications will proceed to be checked out as they relate to present rules surrounding COVID-19 and could also be modified if vital.