Football season in doubt

KSHSAA has given the OK for workouts to start June 1, but is not fully committed to giving an answer on what the 2020 fall season could look like.

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May 11, 2020 - 9:45 AM

Iola High’s Logan Brown leads the Mustangs out of the helmet tunnel during the 2019 season Photo by Erick Mitchell / Iola Register

High schools across Kansas expect school to open this fall, and with that may come Friday night football. Yet sports during a pandemic could look different.

The Kansas State High School Activities Association has issued new guidelines on how teams can get in shape this summer starting June 1 — insisting on social distancing rules and gathering restrictions that would apply even in high-contact sports.

That’s when things could get interesting: How do football and soccer work in the time of COVID-19?

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