KHSAA Approves Limited High School Practice Starting June 15

High-contact sports will be unable to practice game-type situations.

(Lexington, Ky.) – The sports world has been mostly dormant since the middle of March due to COVID-19.

Since then, athletes, parents, fans, media, and everyone in between has wondered if sports would ever return, or at the very least wondered how different sport may look when it does resume.

In Kentucky, high school athletics is a step closure to returning.

Last week, the Kentucky High School Athletic Association Board of Control voted to eliminate the summer dead period, which would have taken place from June 25 to July 9.

The board saw no need for a two-week summer dead period, stated that the student-athletes have already been on a nearly two-month dead period.

Starting Monday, June 1, coaches can start meeting with players in groups of 10 or less. No athletic activity is permitted until June 15. However, those practices will still be restricted to 10 players or fewer.

On June 25, all sports can practice with up to 50 people. Players will have to be divided into groups of 10.

The KHSAA says “high touch” sports such as football, soccer, volleyball, basketball and wrestling will not be able to practice game-type situations during these phases.

Learn more at www.khsaa.org.

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