Update regarding sports and activities in 2020-2021

(CHSAANow.com)

CHSAA commissioner Rhonda Blanford-Green provided the following update on Thursday regarding sports and activities in 2020-21:

"Our office supports and respects the time taken at the state level to evaluate our proposed options for resuming athletics and activities for the 2020-2021 school year. Their timeline is our timeline, and we will be ready to play, with planned modifications, once approved.

"We are appreciative of the guidance and leadership from the CHSAA Board of Directors and the Sports Medicine Advisory Committee as we look to the 2020-2021 school year.

"The CHSAA staff will continue to advocate within our submitted proposals to conduct all programs within the Governor's safety guidelines, phases and requirements.

"We will keep our school communities informed and we will provide definitive answers and timelines once they are approved by the Governor's office.

"State, educational and athletic leaders are all working together in these fluid times to get our students, coaches, officials and support staff safely back to the courts, fields, stages, pools, and classrooms."