MIDVALE — High school students will be allowed to play sports this fall, but what that looks like depends on where they live.
After Gov. Gary Herbert tweaked what is allowed under his orange or moderate-risk guidelines, the five high schools in Salt Lake City — West, East, Highland, Judge Memorial and Rowland Hall — will all be allowed to participate in athletics, even if the schools opt not to approve in-person classes.
Judge and Rowland Hall are private schools, while the other three will have their fate determined by the Salt Lake City School District in the next couple of weeks.
Brighton High Principal Tom Sherwood, who is also on the board of trustees of the Utah High School Activities Association, said principals from across the Wasatch Front — including Davis, Salt Lake, Canyons, Granite, Jordan and Alpine districts — have been meeting for the last couple of weeks to try and create schedules that will allow those schools to compete in both region and nonregion…