That discussion, held at a spacious meeting at a Red River High School auditorium on Monday night, covered a steady stream of concerns. How will football players do film study? Should high-contact sports be canceled? And if high school sports are canceled, won’t kids just join less-regulated club activities?
Some of those questions got answers, but not all of them were simple. Football film study will be virtual; canceling some high school sports, but not others, could mean nixing less expensive activities and hurting poorer local families.
The board left Monday’s discussion on sports as just that — a discussion, and one that ended with a common understanding that leaders approved of a rough set of guidelines for how to manage sports at different community levels of COVID cases, and gave their blessing to athletic leaders’ continued planning.
No vote was taken. An official…