Two days after the Connecticut Interscholastic Athletic Conference Board of Control announced the state would proceed with a fall sports season, high school athletics in the state ground to a halt Friday afternoon.
A statement from the CIAC called for a stop to all in-person fall sports activities at this time, while the organization further confers with the Connecticut Department of Public Health over proper COVID-19 protocols.
“Following review of the DPH’s detailed position on fall interscholastic athletics, the CIAC Board of Control has taken action to pause all fall sport activities at this time,” CIAC executive director Glenn Lungarini said in a video-recorded statement. “That includes conditioning that has taken place since July 6 in accordance with the DPH recommendation.
“The CIAC will continue to review DPH’s detailed position in the coming weeks and have extended an invitation to DPH to meet with our medical advisers to better understand their positions as well as the…