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KHSAA delays start of winter sports until January; Sweet 16 basketball tentatively set for late March

KyForward staff The Kentucky High School Athletic Association Board of Control has voted to delay the start of winter sports until Jan. 4 and is expecting to finish the virus-altered basketball season in late March. The basketball season was scheduled to begin on Monday, but the KHSAA’s decision will push back the start of play by more than a month. Boys and girls basketball teams will now be limited...

First week of Kentucky high school football playoffs postponed due to state’s pandemic issues

The Kentucky High School Athletic Association notified member schools Saturday morning that the start of the football playoffs will be delayed one week in an effort to provide schools systems time to review their situations amid the ongoing pandemic and work with their health departments to determine the best course of action. The first round of the playoffs will now take place the weekend of Nov....

Starting dates for Kentucky high school fall sports pushed back to September due to pandemic

By Terry Boehmker KyForward sports reporter Starting dates for Kentucky high school football games and other fall sports competition were pushed back to September by the Kentucky High School Athletic Association on Tuesday. During a virtual meeting that drew thousands of viewers, the KHSAA Board of Control voted in favor of changing the starting dates following the recent spike in COVID-19 cases around...