The Virginia High School League will not allow schools to resume sports until Dec. 7 after its Executive Committee voted unanimously to adopt a “Championships + 1” schedule for the current school year.
Winter sports — basketball, gymnastics, indoor track, swimming and diving and wrestling — will be able to start practicing Dec. 7, and have first games or contests on Dec. 21, with the season ending Feb. 20.
Typical fall sports such as cheerleading, cross country, field hockey, football, golf and volleyball can start practicing Feb. 4 and begin competing March 1, with those seasons ending no later than May 1.
The football season will consist of six games to be played over seven dates.
Spring sports will begin April 12, with the first competitions two weeks later and the season ending June 26. Those sports include baseball, lacrosse, soccer, softball, tennis and track and field.
Academic activities will be allowed from December through June. They include…