NHIAA moving ahead on fall sports, putting safety first
The NHIAA offers the following fall sports: bass fishing, cross country (boys and girls), field hockey, football, golf (boys and girls), soccer (boys, girls and unified), spirit and girls’ volleyball.
“What the state has passed and what has been vetted by the state’s reopening task force and also the Department of Health and Human Services is the document the state has put out there with regard to youth sports,” Collins said. “Obviously that provides some backbone, but there are other things we need to consider. Sport-specific committees have met. The NHFS, our parent organization, has put out some rule modifications and changes that states may want to consider as they’re moving forward with their plans. We convened all of our fall sport-specific committees to review those documents and also add any additional recommendations we can make to schools and provide guidance to them with sport-specific recommendations.”
Londonderry football coach Jimmy Lauzon said most of the coaches he’s spoken with are in favor of playing this fall. Like many NHIAA football teams, Londonderry has been doing team activities like conditioning this summer….Full Story