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NYSPHSAA postpones start date for high risk winter sports, low & moderate risk sports begin Nov. 30

Posted at 1:10 PM, Nov 17, 2020
and last updated 2020-11-17 13:12:20-05

BUFFALO, N.Y. (WKBW) — The New York State Public High School Athletic Association (NYSPHSAA) announced the start date for high risk winter sports has been postponed to January 4, 2021.

High risk winter sports include basketball, competitive cheer, ice hockey and wrestling. The January 4, 2021 start date is contingent upon authorization from state officials.

Low and moderate risk sports will be permitted to begin November 30, 2020. Those sports include bowling, gymnastics, indoor track & field, skiing and swimming and diving.

You can view the full release from NYSPHSAA below and find more information here.