Chelsea High Director of Athletics has announced that the fall sports season has been canceled and moved to the “Fall 2” season in February, 2021.
Chelsea is considered to be in the state’s COVID-19 red (higher risk) zone and it was deemed that playing sports in this environment would be unsafe and could lead to the spread of the coronavirus.
The CHS football, soccer, cross country, and volleyball teams will compete in the “Fall 2” season. Pre-season practices would be held in February and games would be played in March and April. Cheerleading is also considered a high-risk, contact sport and its season has been moved to the Fall 2 category.
While other leagues such as the Greater Boston League (Everett, Revere, Malden, Medford, and Somerville), voted as a group to cancel their entire fall season, Chelsea was in the unique position of being an independent school and having its own decision to make about fall sports.
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