The University Interscholastic League announced the cancellation of all remaining spring activities and state championships for the 2019-2020 school year Friday afternoon. shares Thanksgiving message from Alex Trebek recorded before his death, Walmart Black Friday: PS5, more deals go live today, North Austin woman expecting quiet Thanksgiving cooks for 20 families in need, First at-home coronavirus test: What you need to know, 19 Thanksgiving foods that are not safe for your pets, Operation Turkey providing Thanksgiving meal boxes for families in need, Another CapMetro bus operator dies from COVID-19, Houston-area 76-year-old and her daughter scammed in elaborate rental property scheme, No. The decision ended seasons for Baseball, softball, golf, soccer, track and the boys basketball tournament. Due to the coronavirus, the UIL will suspend contests from March 16-29 while TAPPS is suspending competition until April 12. I understand it has to be safety first and there are people going through a lot worse. That is hard right now because right now we cannot see any good out of it. “Our highest priority during this challenging time is ensuring the health and safety of our students and communities and making progress in the containment of COVID-19 in Texas. UIL legislative council chair Curtis Rhodes thanked the UIL staff and athletic departments across the state for their effort and cooperation during the last month. The UIL will continue to follow the direction of state authorities and will work closely with member schools to navigate this unprecedented time.”. Executive Order GA-29, regarding face coverings, applies to all UIL activities effective July 3, 2020. The University Interscholastic League (UIL) announced on Friday that all UIL activities and championships are canceled, following Gov. Not all COVID-19 tests are the same. Texas UIL calendar for 2020-2021 school year, Some Houstonians take Thanksgiving celebrations outside to reduce risk of catching COVID-19, Uptown Houston lighting happens on Post Oak Boulevard, A washout Black Friday and Saturday likely as heavy rain moves through drought-stricken Texas. The official guidance is to avoid travel and stay home for Thanksgiving this year, but for those who decide to travel outside of the country there is a new testing schedule. Executive Order GA-29, regarding face coverings, applies to all UIL activities effective July 3, 2020. However, the SPC will … The UIL then extended the suspension until May 4, at the earliest. When a congregating group of persons maintains at least 6 feet of social distancing; or, Any other reason or circumstance indicated under. UIL executive director Dr. Charles Breithaupt said they are now turning their attention to the 2020-2021 school year. The Lady Owls lost at the state title game last year in a heartbreaking fashion. The University Interscholastic League announced Friday afternoon that spring sports were canceled. Previously, Abbott had ordered schools closed until at least May 4. The UIL says fans who purchased tickets for the postponed games will be issued full refunds at point of sale or from the school they purchased their tickets from. Texas Longhorns hire new head women's basketball coach, name supporting coaching staff, Due to pandemic, NCAA to waive test scores from freshmen eligibility equation, Watch the first 5 minutes of ESPN's Michael Jordan documentary before the premiere, Here's what we could've learned during Texas spring football, Round Rock man’s grandfather signed Jackie Robinson, first black player in MLB, Sam Ehlinger raises more than $100,000 for COVID-19 relief fund. Greg Abbott’s order to close schools for the remainder of the school year due to COVID-19. The Texas high school football season is scheduled to kick off in less than three weeks, but it won’t be with at least one program. The UIL says fans who purchased tickets for the postponed games will be issued full refunds at point of sale or from the school they purchased their tickets from. A Gray Media Group, Inc. Station - © 2002-2020 Gray Television, Inc. UIL cancels all remaining spring activities, state championships, April 17, 2020 at 4:36 PM CDT - Updated April 20 at 2:20 PM, Baylor’s Big 12-Big East Battle canceled due to COVID-19 concerns, Former ‘Jack Kevon Harris picks up deal with Lakers, Chapel Hill earns spot on Week 14 Red Zone Top 10, Lumberjack basketball exits Mogehan Sun Tournament due to COVID-19. AUSTIN, Texas — The University Interscholastic League (UIL) announced April 17 it had canceled all remaining 2019-2020 spring activities and state … Shelbyville was in San Antonio last month preparing for the 2A semifinal when the UIL suspended the tournament. “Our staff had been working hard on plans to resume activities this spring, but without schools in session, interscholastic activities cannot continue,” said UIL Executive Director Dr. Charles Breithaupt. My underclassman have another chance but it is over for these kids. The details for the upcoming school year were revealed Tuesday as UIL published its 2020-2021 sports and activities calendar. “With the announcement from Governor Greg Abbott that all Texas schools are to remain closed to in-person learning for the remainder of this school year, and in an effort to help protect the health and safety of Texas, the UIL is canceling all remaining 2019-2020 spring activities and state championships,” the UIL said in a Friday new release. Due to the coronavirus, the UIL will suspend contests from March 16-29 while TAPPS is suspending competition until April 12. AUSTIN, Texas — The University Interscholastic League (UIL) announced April 17 it had canceled all remaining 2019-2020 spring activities and state … (NEXSTAR) – The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) has updated its guidelines for international travel and now recommends getting tested for coronavirus not once, but three times to be safe. UIL officials said further details would be forthcoming and advised Texans to check the UIL website and social media accounts for updates. Think about what you are doing. Any person with a medical condition or disability that prevents wearing a face covering; While a person is consuming food or drink; While the person is in a swimming pool, lake, or similar body of water. 1 Gonzaga defeats No. Greg Abbott closed schools for the remainder of the academic year. What type should you get? Face shields may be superior to cloth face coverings in many circumstances, given improved ability to see mouth movements and improved air circulation. 105 West Ferguson StreetTyler, TX 75702(903) 597-5588. Visit the Fort Worth Star-Telegram at www.star-telegram.com. FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE. However, the SPC will … Further details will be forthcoming. Canceled: Valero … “Our highest priority during this challenging time is ensuring the health and safety of our students and communities and making progress in the containment of COVID-19 in Texas. (You can read all of the UIL coronavirus guidelines on this page). The UIL canceled the rest of the spring season on April 17 amid the coronavirus pandemic. The previously communicated information allowing remote instruction remains in place. Fans who purchased All Tournament tickets will be issued a full refund. The league had hoped to finish the tournament sometime between now and next season, but boys basketball in 2019-20, which is a winter sport, has also been canceled, according to the UIL … Get on your school work. Executive Order GA-29, regarding face coverings, applies to all UIL activities effective July 3, 2020. Postseason play is fast approaching for UIL schools in Class 4A and below, with volleyball playoff matches beginning in two weeks and the football playoffs starting Nov. 12-14. “Our highest priority during this challenging time is ensuring the health and safety of our students and communities and making progress in the containment of COVID-19 in Texas.