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July 28, 2020

KHSAA Approves Delayed Start to High School Football Season

Nick Roush 11:30pm July 28, 2020 7/28/20

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The KHSAA is planning on hosting high school football games in the state of Kentucky this fall. The KHSAA Board of Control voted Tuesday to begin a nine-week high school football season Sept. 11. Typically schools play ten regular season games in 11 weeks, followed by five rounds of playoffs. A look at the calendar…

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LIVE: KHSAA meets to determine future of fall sports

Mrs. Tyler Thompson 10:00am July 28, 2020 7/28/20 Comments Disabled

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This morning, the KHSAA Board of Control is meeting to determine the fate of fall sports, including high school football. Two and a half weeks ago, the board voted to extend limitations on practices for fall sports through August 2 with the exception of golf. High school football games are scheduled to begin August 21.…

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Today on KSR: A KHSAA Meeting that could decide the fate of Kentucky High School Sports

Nick Roush 9:00am July 28, 2020 7/28/20

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High school football’s fate in the state of Kentucky may be decided today. The KHSAA’s Board of Control is scheduled to meet this morning at 10 am. You’ll be able to watch the live stream in its entirety on Kentucky Sports Radio. David Buchanan, the president of the Kentucky Football Coach’s Association, told the CJ’s…

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July 12, 2020

Nine Hazard football players, one assistant coach test positive for COVID-19

Maggie Davis 12:00pm July 12, 2020 7/12/20

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Another Kentucky school has shut down athletic workouts following positive COVID-19 tests. Hazard Independent High School has suspended workouts for two weeks, as nine football players and one assistant coach have tested positive for the coronavirus since Tuesday, according to a report by the Herald Leader. Scott Lockard, director of the Kentucky River District Health…

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July 10, 2020

KHSAA Delays Start of (Most) Fall Sports to August 3

Nick Roush 10:30pm July 10, 2020 7/10/20 Comments Disabled

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The KHSAA’s annual start date for fall sports will NOT be July 15th. During a meeting with the Board of Control Friday morning, Commissioner Julian Tackett outlined a general plan for high school sports to return to Kentucky this fall. The big news from the discussion — fall sports must wait to begin practicing until…

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July 7, 2020

Basketball more dangerous than football, says KHSAA Commissioner Tackett

Drew Franklin 5:11pm July 7, 2020 7/7/20

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While speaking to Kentucky’s Interim Joint Commission on Education earlier today, KHSAA commissioner Julian Tackett provided an update on high school sports. Tackett didn’t offer much because he meets with the KHSAA board in a few days and there will be a lot of decision making done then, but he did say, “We’re looking at…

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KHSAA: “We’re looking at having fall sports”

Drew Franklin 1:32pm July 7, 2020 7/7/20

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The plan is still to play high school sports in the fall… at least for now. KHSAA commissioner Julian Tackett reassured the Interim Joint Committee on Education on Tuesday, saying, “We are looking at having fall sports.” However, Commissioner Tackett (J-Tack, as Ryan Lemond calls him) did not offer much else as to how those…

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June 17, 2020

Fayette County high school fall sports set to return June 29

Maggie Davis 8:00pm June 17, 2020 6/17/20 Comments Disabled

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High school sports are returning to Lexington, as the Fayette County Public School district has finalized the details regarding the return. Practice will resume for fall sports – cheerleading, cross country, dance, football, golf, soccer and volleyball – on June 29, followed by middle school sports and other high school sports on July 6. Allowed…

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May 28, 2020

KHSAA announces initial steps for return to action

Jack Pilgrim 5:30pm May 28, 2020 5/28/20 Comments Disabled

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The KHSAA has announced its initial steps in high school sports returning to action in the near future. In a virtual meeting this afternoon, the KHSAA Board of Control voted to end the current dead period starting Monday, June 1, with teams being allowed to hold meetings of ten people or less through June 14.…

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May 15, 2020

KHSAA Commissioner prepares “Doomsday” contingency plan for fall sports

Nick Roush 2:30pm May 15, 2020 5/15/20

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Decision-makers across the state are formulating plans to move forward out of the coronavirus lockdown. As options become clearer, one worst case scenario would radically change the high school sports calendar. Friday morning the athletics subcommittee of Lexington Mayor Linda Gorton’s economic response committee met virtually to discuss recommended procedures and guidelines for the return…

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