Madison (OnFocus) – Athletic Directors in the Big Eight Conference met and discussed several topics related to the winter sports season, one of which could have huge ripple effects throughout Wisconsin.
One of the items discussed was possible schedule adjustments, according to a press release from the conference.
Madison Memorial Athletic Director Jeremy Schlitz said in the release that “All schools are trying to make decisions while facing ongoing COVID-19 pandemic concerns, continuing to follow health and safety guidelines in Dane County and Rock County and adhering to their respective school district decisions about learning models and extracurricular activities.”
“We appreciate the patience as we work through considerations and questions raised for our districts, public health and the WIAA as it relates to the WIAA winter sport season,” the Big Eight release said. “Discussion also occurred regarding alternate fall and spring schedules, sport contact days, streaming options, and collaboration on leadership, virtual connections, and sharing of best practices. No action was taken on any season regulations or conference bylaws.”
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