Maine decides against high school football in the Spring

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The 2020 Maine high school football season will not be played this spring. The Maine Principals’ Association has announced that its won’t sponsor high school football in the spring due to the ongoing coronavirus pandemic.

There was also a concern that football, which is still considered high-risk in the state would impact participation in spring sports.

Read: Maine moves football to 2021

The MPA cancelled the tackle football season, but did allow teams to take part in 7-on-7 flag football.

Read: Illinois to start high school football in March

Read: Massachusetts approves the start of spring high school football

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Jeff Fisher
Jeff is an award-winning journalist and expert in the field of high school sports, underscored with his appearance on CNBC in 2010 to talk about the big business of high school football in America. Jeff turned to his passion for high school football into an entrepreneurial venture called High School Football America, a digital media company focused on producing original high school sports content for radio, television and the internet. Jeff is co-founder and editor-in-chief of High School Football America, which is a media partner with USA TODAY High School Sports.