BANGOR – As the season gets underway for golf, cross country, field hockey, and soccer, some schools that made a decision on those seasons before the Maine Principals Association released its guidelines have reconsidered after considering the updated rules.
Deer Isle-Stonington High School has cleared the way for its boys and girls soccer teams to compete on a limited schedule this semester, along with cross country and golf.
School Union 76 superintendent Christian Elkington said in a memo send to the Consolidated School District school board on Sunday that he is recommending the Mariners play, based on the new guidance. Elkington included a caveat that if either team comes in contact with anyone with COVID-19, the season will end.
Camden Hills Regional High School is allowing low risk sports, golf and cross country, to begin practices this week, after initially canceling all fall sports. The school shared tryout details on its athletics Facebook page on Sunday.
Regional School Unit 24 Board of Directors confirmed their decision for Sumner Memorial High School not to compete in fall sports this year during a board meeting on Monday evening.