New guidance from Gov. Cuomo allows for high-risk sports to be played, if approved locally
New guidance says county departments of health can approve the play of basketball, wrestling, football and other high-risk sports.
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Dan Gimpel says the program, which is running through June, is even more important this year.
State indefinitely postpones high-risk winter sports
Because of risk related to COVID-19, boys and girls basketball, wrestling and competitive cheerleading won't have a start date until granted permission by Gov. Cuomo.
Uniondale, Lawrence HS athletes disappointed about winter sports cancellation
"That was our highlight of the year, considering that most of our senior events were already canceled," one athlete said. "It wasn’t really looking too bright, but that light at the end of the tunnel was sports."
LI high schools await state decision on winter sports
NYSPHSAA is expected to announce on Friday decisions on whether to delay the start of low- and moderate-risk winter sports
Uniondale, Lawrence high schools cancel winter sports seasons
Lawrence also is canceling plans to play the 2020 fall season in 2021 but still hopes to play spring sports.
NY State pushes start of higher-risk sports back to Jan. 4
The move does not affect scholastic sports on Long Island, which were postponed until January this summer.
Winter sports with low and moderate risk get OK, uncertainty remains for others
"The high-risk sports start date continues to be examined and will be revised if needed but is contingent upon authorization from state officials," said NYSPHSAA executive director Robert Zayas.
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"We're looking at it now — right in the context of what the school infection rates are — so we should have them by November," said State Budget Director and Advisor Robert Mujica.
State task force pushes back winter high school sports
The fall high school sports season is set to begin on Sept. 21. The winter sports were to start on Nov. 16, but that date was pushed to Nov. 30 to give the fall season more time.
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