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CHSAA extends postponement on spring sports

The suspension of spring sports and activities is extended through April 18.
Credit: CHSAA

DENVER — The postponement on Colorado high school spring sports has been extended, CHSAA announced Tuesday.

The decision come amid the current COVID-19 pandemic. Originally, the Colorado High School Activities Association had suspended spring sports through next week.

“In light of Governor Jared Polis’ announcement Monday (March 16) afternoon where new restrictions were mandated to slow the advance of the COVID-19 virus narrowing the minimum standards for public gatherings, we are announcing that the Association will follow the guidelines that went into effect at 8:00 a.m. today and will remain in effect for 30 days,” CHSAA Commissioner Rhonda Blanford-Green said in a statement. “This media and school advisory is to keep the membership apprised of the latest decisions from the CHSAA office.”

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In addition to Tuesday's update on sports, CHSAA has canceled all music activities for 2020 and the CHSAA Hall of Fame -- which was scheduled for April 14.

The CHSAA office will also remain close until March 30, with employees working remotely from home.

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