The spring sports preseason has been postponed by the Maine Prinicpals’ Association until April 27, 2020. The first day of practice is currently scheduled for April 27. The Kennebec Valley Athletic Conference is meeting the first of next week to discuss the spring season.
The Wiscasset Community Center cancelled their Winter Tune-up 3-4 grade travel team tournament and the Boothbay Region YMCA 5-6 grade travel team tournament, that both started Thurs., March 12, have been cancelled due to the threat of spreading the coronavirus.
The Pine Tree Wrestling League has called off the rest of the season, including the Regional and State championship matches.
The State gymnastics meet, originally scheduled to be played on March 21 at Camden Hills High School has been called off.
Lincoln Little League has postponed their season. “As of now, league gatherings are suspended. Our Board will be deciding soon as to when to begin our season. We will likely align our starting date with local school re-openings. At this point, we do not have a set date; however, we do anticipate having a season, although it may be delayed,” Lincoln Little League president Cheryl Tomasello said.
The MPA press release:
As you all know, implications from the Corona Virus have hit Maine. This being said, we have been in contact with the Maine CDC, DOE, Governor’s office, and other health agencies in regards to the best way to provide services that people need while keeping them safe.
Yesterday, Governor Mills had a press conference stating that they are encouraging “Social Distancing.” By her definition, “social distancing” means groups of 250 or more people attending non-essential events should be delayed or postponed.
Because of this, the MPA Board of Directors and Interscholastic Management Committee voted today, March 13, 2020 to delay the start of the 2020 Spring sports pre-season practice until April 27, 2020. We will continue to monitor the situation and will make the appropriate changes as needed to ensure the safety of all students.