Month: August 2020

VHSL to vote on sports calendar

The Virginia High School League will vote on September 3 on the following sports calendar. Basketball practice would start December 7, with the first games to be December 21. There would be 14 regular-season games only. Regional playoffs would start February 8, State semi-finals Feb.16 and Finals being February 20. High School football would be six regular-season games only. First games can be played on February 22 and play again on February 28. Starting the first Friday in March games can be played on Fridays through April 2. Districts can opt for play on six Friday night games! Top four (4) from each region will advance to playoffs. Those games as well as State semi-finals and finals would be played at top seeds in each bracket. Those sites would still have to meet VHSL standards.

High school baseball practice would start on April 12 and will play only 12 regular-season games. The first game would be April 26. Regionals will be starting on June 14. One team from each region. State semis would be June 22 and finals on June 26.

Voting on this or a final plan will be September 3.

Giles to appeal

Giles High School Spartans will appeal VHSL decision. The appeal is set for Wednesday, September 2. Giles is requesting to move down to Class1 Region C instead of their Class 2 Region C. They also have requested to move into the Mountain Empire District and out of the Three Rivers District.