LHSAA sends revised fall sports guidelines to coaches

LHSAA releases revised fall sports guidelines

BATON ROUGE, La. (WAFB) - The Louisiana High School Sports Athletic Association (LHSAA) sent a memo on Friday, August 7, to coaches outlining revised guidelines for fall sports pertaining to COVID-19.

Officials said the new guidelines are effective immediately for football, cross country, volleyball, and swimming.

The guidelines cover masks, social distancing, sanitizing, roster sizes, and more.

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“The LHSAA acknowledges that no plan can guarantee that an individual will not contract COVID-19,” the memo read. “The recommendations in this plan are designed to mitigate the spread of the virus. The LHSAA fully intends to support its member schools and the student-athletes who desire to compete in interscholastic athletics and will continue to assess all areas as more information becomes available. These are minimal guidelines that are subject to modification.”

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