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.
#NYSPHSAA announces the high risk winter sports season will begin on 1/4/21.— NYSPHSAA (@NYSPHSAA) November 17, 2020
Low/moderate risk sports will begin on 11/30/20 as previously announced.
In addition, the Return to Interscholastic Athletics document has been updated and can be found here: https://t.co/L6I6A1sWNM pic.twitter.com/wqJ2eyKSsX