Middle School Volleyball:
On Thursday, the MHSAA made the determination that volleyball is not a “contact sport.” As a result, 7th and 8th Grade Volleyball may resume normal practices on Tuesday, January 19th. They will then begin playing games on Monday, January 25th. A modified five-game schedule will be made available soon. The same standard pre-practice COVID screening procedures (taking temperature, MI Symptom questions, etc.) will remain in place. Players will not be required to take COVID-19 tests. More information on spectator limits, etc. to follow.
Middle School Wrestling:
On Wednesday, January 13th, the MHSAA made the determination that all winter “contact sports” (including wrestling) could resume only non-contact practices on January 16th. Per the MHSAA , standard “contact” practices cannot resume until February 1st.
Voluntary non-contact workouts for 6th-8th grade wrestlers will begin on Wednesday, January 20th from 3:30 – 5:30 p.m. (4:30 – 5:30 p.m. for RW student athletes) at CFI. Workouts will run Monday through Friday until Friday, January 29th.
Middle School wrestling practice will resume on Monday, February 1st from 4:30 – 6:00 p.m. at CFI.
Meets are tentatively scheduled to begin in late February/early March. More information will be forthcoming once a schedule is set.
Stay tuned to www.lapeerlightning.com and district social media for updates on Winter 2 sports.