St. Mary's athletic director Jeff Newhall, who also sits on the MIAA Tournament Management Committee, was one of many local athletic administrators who reacted to the MIAA's decision to delay the start of fall sports Tuesday. (Item File Photo)
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Local coaches, athletic directors react to MIAA’s vote to delay fall sports

The MIAA Board of Directors voted to postpone the start of fall sports until September 14 in a virtual meeting on Tuesday and the reactions have been pouring in. Local athletic directors and coaches alike have all been struck by the news.

St. Mary's athletic director Jeff Newhall commended all parties involved for the work they've done to get to this point.

"I think the MIAA and everyone involved -- the COVID-19 Task Force, the Sports Medicine Committee, the Board of Directors and everyone else involved -- deserves a lot of credit," said Newhall. "I think this was the r…

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