IHSAA ISSUES RETURN TO SCHOOL STATEMENT
INDIANAPOLIS - The Indiana High School Athletic Association released the following statement Wednesday on its plans to reopen 2020 fall sports seasons, effective tomorrow, Friday, Aug. 31:
"IHSAA is pleased that the COVID-19 Health and Safety ReEntry Guidance has been provided to Indiana schools today by the Governor’s Office and the Indiana Department of Education (IDOE).
"This guidance also includes a three-phased pathway for the return of education-based athletics, which coincide with the previously scheduled first practice date for girls golf (July 31) and practice for all other fall sports (August 3).
"Girls golf contests are set to begin August 3 with all other sports contests to begin August 15.
"Over the next several weeks, the IHSAA will continue to serve our member schools in providing clarifications and further guidance for the safe return of athletic activities in our state."