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NYSPHSAA issues fall sports guidelines

By Mike Wertman, Sports Writer Posted 5 September 2020 at 9:45 am

Friday night the New York State Public High School Athletic Association (NYSPHSAA) issued a set of guidelines for the upcoming fall sports season.

The guidelines has separate sections covering each individual sport including soccer, field hockey, golf, cross-country, volleyball and football.

The guidelines outline procedures for coaches, athletes, school officials and spectators to follow for practices and game situations.

For soccer the guidelines included having players wear face masks and a mandatory break midway through each half.

For football the guidelines again indicate that practices would be only of the non contact variety and that no date has been set for games to be played

The full NYSPHSAA guidelines report can be read by opening the following link.http://nysphsaa.org/Portals/0/COVID%2019/Return%20To%20Interscholastic%20Athletics%20FINAL%20090420.pdf