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Split decision on sports


August 7, 2020

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Last year, a debut cooperative football program between Carlton and Wrenshall was a big success under the Raptors team name. A repeat will be on hold until at least this spring, as football and volleyball seasons won't take place this fall.

The Minnesota State High School League on Tuesday agreed to move high school football and volleyball to spring seasons this year while other fall sports maintain modified schedules in response to COVID-19.

The football and volleyball seasons will take place from March to May and spring sports will be pushed back to a May start. Practices will be allowed this fall with conditions.

Girls tennis, boys and girls cross country and girls swimming and diving, boys and girls soccer will be allowed to start Aug. 17. Indoor competitions will not have fans.

The changes are designed to limit exposure o...

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