High school sports postponed or canceled due to COVID-19 concerns

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School districts began canceling and postponing all athletic events until further notice last week with the concern of the health and safety of the players, fans, staff and coaches due to COVID-19 concerns. Valley News/Courtesy photo
It was only a matter of time before the high school athletics would follow suit after the professional sports leagues were quick to act when it came to shutting down their seasons or postponing them until further notice. Wednesday, March 11, was a dark day for the NBA and the NHL when they canceled the remainder of their season, and by the next day, things got darker for collegiate and many other professional sports as one-by-one the notice of sporting events nationwide were put on hold, some indefinitely for the 2020 season. Local school districts started announcing as of Thursday, March 13, that they have postponed or canceled high school athletic events because of concerns regarding the new coronavirus. Most postponements or cancellations recently had been weather-related, but a week
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