MIAA Board of Directors approves new athletic calendar, sports to start Sept. 18

High school sports are back on.

In a virtual meeting Wednesday morning, the Massachusetts Interscholastic Athletic Association (MIAA) Board of Directors unanimously approved the decision to update the 2020-2021 athletic calendar to bring high school sports back and allow for a fourth season. The resumption is pending safety modifications that still have to be hashed out by the MIAA Sports Medicine Committee and the individual sports committees.

"It's a great first step and we're excited to be able to offer our students every opportunity to compete when they come back to campus," said St. Mary's athletic director Jeff Newhall. "We still have work to do, but…

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