JAY — Regional School Unit 73 directors Thursday, Sept. 10, approved competitive sports within the Mountain Valley Conference for golf and cross country but opposed such competitions for soccer, field hockey, cheering and football.
Spruce Mountain High School Athletic Director Marc Keller said he received the updated guidelines set forth by the Maine Principals Association and the State of Maine at 3:27 p.m. Thursday.
The six-foot social distance for cross country is possible, he said. There are seven schools in the MVC that have golf, all are relatively close to us, Keller said later.
Transportation was brought up by director Ann Schwab. She noted the double bus runs this year and the possibility of team members being in different cohorts.
“Will that be a parent responsibility?” she asked.
Transportation will have to be figured out if we get approval, Keller said. He added teams might have to get creative, hold meets on remote only days or Saturdays.
Initially, the board…