Wayne County pushes back workout restart date after spike in COVID-19 cases

Wayne County pushes back workout restart date after spike in COVID-19 cases
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WAYNESBORO, Miss. (WDAM) - The Mississippi High School Activities Association announced last week teams can restart workouts on June 1.

However, after a spike in COVID-19 cases in Wayne County, school district officials decided to push back the start two weeks to June 15.

“Our first priority is the safety of the kids,”said first-year War Eagles head coach Kevin Gandy. “Once I explained that to the kids and coaches, they were all onboard with it. We are excited to get started, but we will just have to wait and see how this virus plays out.”

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