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Fall Sports Practices Resume Today

October 7th, 2020 by WCBC Radio

Wednesday marks the first day that practice sessions for fall sports in the Maryland public school system is permitted- with game competition set to begin in three weeks. Governor Larry Hogan, last month, announced that fall sports could resume, but he left it up to each jurisdiction to decide whether student-athletes will be allowed to participated.  Hogan said parents from every part of the state have been clamoring for fall sports to begin. ..

While the Allegany County Board of Education voted to approve the plan at a special meeting last week, there was some frustration expressed by board members, regarding the limitations and restrictions coming from the state. In addition, the board has been criticized in some circles for appearing to be giving athletics priority over the classroom when it comes to kids returning to school. School Board member Deb Frank…