Alabama High School Sports Put on Hold After Tuesday’s Games

AHSAA TO POSTPONE GAMES FOR 2.5 WEEKS BEFORE REEVALUATING HEALTH CONDITIONS TO DETERMINE STATUS OF SPRING SPORTS CHAMPIONSHIPS

Friday afternoon the AHSAA announced that athletic contests, practices, weightlifting and conditioning would all be suspended after Tuesday, March 17, 2020. Health conditions would be re-evaluated after two and a half weeks to determine the status of spring sports championship play after schools re-open.

Here is a statement released by the AHSAA, which was sent to school superintendents, athletic directors, principals and head coaches of spring sports:

Based on the Governor’s and the Alabama State Department of Education’s (ALSDE) directives to close all schools across the state for a period of 2.5 weeks beginning Wednesday, March 18, 2020, all athletic events including, but not limited to, contests, practices, weightlifting and conditioning are hereby suspended during this time. The last date for any athletic activity will be Tuesday, March 17th. The AHSAA will continue to work with the ALSDE, Alabama Department of Public Health (ADPH), Center of Disease Control (CDC) and the AHSAA Medical Advisory Board (MAB) to analyze the status of the current health situation.

Fans can visit www.ahsaa.com for more information. On Monday, March 16, the AHSAA will provide updated FAQ.

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