East Carolina

East Carolina will drop four athletic programs

East Carolina cuts their athletic programs to the minimum of 16 by Andy Hilton, recruit757 Thursday was another sad day in sports. East Carolina University athletic director Jon Gilbert announced the closure of the men’s swimming and diving, women’s swimming and diving, men’s tennis and women’s tennis programs. “This is one of the most agonizing…

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Are football camps close to coming back?

Photo: Andy Hilton/recruit757 We have two months to squeeze in football camps before preseason practices would start by Andy Hilton, recruit757 The past few months have been brutal. Set aside the threat of Coronavirus. Let’s address the effects of being locked down and “socially distanced”. Spring football activities have been crushed. There have been no…

NFHS

The NFHS releases guidance for resuming high school sports

A three phase plan is recommended for national use by Andy Hilton, recruit757 The National Federation of State High School Associations (NFHS) has released guidance for its 51 member state high school associations to consider in re-opening high school athletics and other activity programs across the nation. The guidance document was developed by the NFHS…

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VHSL will “strongly advocate” for Fall Sports

DIRECT FROM THE VHSL CHARLOTTESVILLE, Va. – To ensure all compliance with possible state directives from the Governor, Virginia Department of Education (VDOE), the Virginia Department of Health (VDH) and the CDC with the reopening of schools for the fall of 2020, the Virginia High School League is developing plans for the reopening of fall…

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Don’t Panic! VHSL statement is not a death knell for fall sports

Photo: Andy Hilton/recruit757 A proclamation that practice is OUT for the summer is premature by Andy Hilton, recruit757 On Thursday, there was a Facebook rumor circulating that had the VHSL announcing the cancellation of fall sports. It’s going to happen. On Friday. That didn’t happen. The creator of the rumor had no grounds for spreading…