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Minnesota State High School League: No spring sports practice effective Wednesday

By Paul Klauda, Star Tribune, 03/16/20, 12:00PM CDT


The move to cancel practice through March 27 comes after Gov. Tim Walz closed schools for eight days to help combat the spread of the COVID-19 virus.

Josh Sampson of Mounds View won the 300-meter hurdles at the MSHSL track and field state meet last June. Photo by ANTHONY SOUFFLÉ, Star Tribune

When Minnesota schools shut down on Wednesday, all spring sports practice will cease as well.

After Gov. Tim Walz on Sunday ordered that schools be closed at least eight days — through March 27 — the Minnesota State High School League said “there will be no MSHSL activities and athletics at any member school’’ throughout that period.

“This includes all participation including, but not limited to training, practices, scrimmages and contests,’’ the league said.

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