,

WIAA Approves High School Sports Season Overhauls

Unanimous Decision Adjusts Rules Affected By COVID-19

By
School bleachers
Barbara L. Slavin (CC-BY-NC 2.0)

The body that governs Wisconsin high school sports has approved a major overhaul to season structures heading into the new school year as the coronavirus pandemic spreads.

The Wisconsin Interscholastic Athletic Association’s board on Friday unanimously approved a host of changes, including freezing officials’ classifications, lifting sanctions for leaving a conference, allowing athletes to play for both their school and club teams, eliminating the minimum number of games needed to qualify for state tournament play and allowing a fifth quarter in football games and extra innings in baseball and softball games so reserve players get a chance to play.

Stay informed on the latest news

Sign up for WPR’s email newsletter.

This field is for validation purposes and should be left unchanged.
Sip in style! WPR Insulated Camp Mug $30/month. Give Now.