Winter sports face virus-related rule changes

By Dana Hess

For the South Dakota Newspaper Association

Figuring out how to allow athletes to compete in a close contact sport, like wrestling, during a pandemic was just one of the challenges faced by the South Dakota High School Activities Association board of directors at its meeting Wednesday, Nov. 4.

“Wrestling is going to give me ulcers and turn my hair gray,” according to SDHSAA Executive Director Daniel Swartos who explained the recommended rule changes for winter sports. “In general, it involves items surrounding the event and not the event itself.

Working from guidelines offered by a...


Reader Comments(0)

Rendered 06/12/2024 06:00