High school athletes get back in game as “high risk” sports allowed to start

Sports like basketball, hockey and wrestling will begin as early as Feb. 1 under new guidelines.

News 12 Staff

Jan 28, 2021, 12:13 PM

Updated 1,235 days ago

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After being sidelined by COVID-19,  high school athletes in the Hudson Valley are now able to get back in the game.
County executives from all seven counties in the Mid-Hudson region are now authorizing high-risk sports.
Sports like basketball, hockey and wrestling will begin as early as Feb. 1 under new guidelines. Each school district still must approve teams participating.
Districts are responsible for compliance with state guidance and safety protocols. COVID-19 testing may be considered, but not required.


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