Winter sports begin week-long break Wednesday

Winter sports have hit their annual winter break.

No games or matches will be played from Dec. 24 through Jan. 1. Games and matches will resume on Jan. 2, 2015.

Additionally, no practices will be allowed from Dec. 24-28, nor on Jan. 1. However, voluntary practices can be held from Dec. 29-31.

"It's been a fantastic school year so far," said CHSAA commissioner Paul Angelico. "We're looking forward to what comes next."

The first winter championship belongs to girls swimming, and runs Feb. 13-14.

The boys and girls skiing (Feb. 19-20) and wrestling (Feb. 19-21) championships follow, and hockey's title game is scheduled for March 7.

The boys and girls basketball semifinals and championships are slated for March 12-14.