It’s been a long time coming, but fall high school sports in Kentucky classified as “high-touch” are back on the field. Practices for these high-touch sports began two weeks ago near the end of June.
High school sports practice resumed in some capacity across Kentucky in June, but there still are plenty of questions as to what the future holds. Most of these questions regard what the 2020 fall season could look like later this year in the era of COVID-19.
It’s hard to avoid any sort of contact in a sport such as soccer. When the nature of the game is for two teams of players to fight for control of a single ball, contact is rather difficult to avoid, putting it lightly.
Ross Brown didn’t envision his first season as Elizabethtown High School’s head football coach to be against the backdrop of a global pandemic. Then again, most new head coaches probably didn’t have that on their bingo boards either.