HS Football: New playoff divisions approved as questions of a fall season remain

The CIF Southern Section Council met recently to approve a plan to establish playoff divisions based on the current season’s results. Valley News/David Canales photo
High school football fans remain hopeful that a season will take place in the 2020-2021 school year as a new playoff system for football divisions gained final approval from the CIF Southern Section Council recently. The future of football and other fall sports was addressed during the council’s teleconference meeting and the outlook was understandably uncertain because of the coronavirus pandemic.“All options are on the table for fall sports,” Rob Wigod, CIF-SS commissioner, said. “We are going to continue to explore options that we can bring back fall sports in the way that we expect them to be brought back. We are not in any haste to take things off the board or to cancel things or to end our season as we had to do so terribly (in the) spring.“Officials at the CIF are
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