Here we go again.
When the New York State Education Department released its health and safety guidance last week, optimism for a return to normal quickly began to fade.
The suggestion that high-risk sports like football and volleyball should be canceled in areas experiencing high rates of COVID transmission unless all participants are fully vaccinated is currently being met with defiance.
We’re a week away from the first official day of practice.
There isn’t a single mandate in the 21-page document, but the latest guidance from the state has administrators scrambling for answers.
Student athletes continue to push forward with offseason training as the Delta variant cases increase, but the level of anxiety right now is climbing in stride with the positivity rate.