That includes football, soccer, volleyball and cross country for local schools like Carson-Newman, LMU and Tusculum.
KNOXVILLE, Tenn. — The South Atlantic Conference has elected to postpone all intercollegiate athletic competition for fall sports, including football, soccer, volleyball and cross country until the spring 2021 semester.
Fall competition was previously delayed until Sept. 26, but in a press release on Friday afternoon, the conference sited “ongoing effects of the COVID-19 pandemic” as a reason to delay the seasons.
The three local schools in the conference include Carson-Newman, LMU and Tusculum.
“When we made the decision to delay the start of the fall seasons, we were hopeful the nationwide trends would improve and…