LAS VEGAS (AP) — Democratic Gov. Steve Sisolak says high school sports regulated by the Nevada Interscholastic Activities Association can return to practices and games.
The announcement comes nearly a year after sports were halted because of the coronavirus pandemic. The association is expected to come up with the framework to relaunch, which could happen as early as Thursday, clearing the way for a five-week high school football season starting March 6.
The framework must include weekly testing for student-athletes and coaches.
Despite the announcement, sports in the Las Vegas area will not resume because there is no immediate plan to bring high school students back to in-person learning, a requirement for having high school sports.