Some lawmakers are pursuing a transgender athlete ban in Wyoming. But the group that oversees high school sports here already has a policy on the books that its commissioner says is working.
Heading into the first weekend of competition for the winter season, there have been very few COVID-related cancellations in Wyoming high school sports.
As the state recovered from the pandemic, events slowly returned to Casper, bringing revenue to local businesses along with them.
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It’s easy to say that the 2021 Wyoming State High School Wrestling Championships have concluded, but how we got here is an entirely different story.
This year's format guarantees that some quality teams won't qualify for the state tournament.
With all six fall sports having conducted state-culminating events, officials are hoping the same can happen for winter activities.
The state cross country championships are scheduled for Oct. 24, and girls swimming and volleyball have the first weekend in November circled on their calendars. The state football playoffs are set to begin Oct. 30.
The prep season began last week with golf meets and tennis duals and continues next week with football, girls swimming, cross country and volleyball.
After five-month wait, high school sports gets the go-ahead to begin practices.
The WHSAA released a statement Tuesday that the seasons for all six sports will begin as scheduled next month.
High school sports could return this fall, but changes are likely.
Officials have adjusted schedules with hopes of finishing the season on the field.
Coronavirus pandemic could mean changes in fall schedules.
"Sports is important to our kids and it keeps things normal," Kelly Walsh boys soccer coach Bryan Chadderdon said. "If we can keep things as normal as possible and still be safe then I think we should do that."
Canceling the Wyoming State High School Class 2A/4A Basketball Championships wasn't an easy decision to make.
The tournament will be difficult to reschedule, an official said.
The executive director of the county health department said it was important to be proactive in calling off the tournament so that COVID-19 "doesn't wipe out our entire community."
Officials will likely meet later this month to make a final decision.
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