The Nevada Interscholastic Activities Association is the fifth state to move high school football to next year. On Thursday, the NIAA moved the first practice during the coronavirus pandemic to February 21, 2021.
The first games in a shortened six-week season will be played March 5 with the last games played April 10. The NIAA doesn’t think there will be a postseason
In its news release the NIAA stated, “At this time, it is anticipated that there will not be state tournaments.”
NIAA Statement regarding 2020-21 Adjustments to Sports Seasons due to Covid-19 Pandemic pic.twitter.com/w7T7WaNLxD— Nevada Interscholastic Activities Association (@NIAASports) July 23, 2020
On Monday, we spoke with Liberty head coach Rich Muraco, who talked about the state’s high school football coaches coming together to get the state governing body to make a decision on the 2020-21 sports season.
HSFA Podcast with Rich Muraco
Last year, Muraco led his Patriots to Nevada’s 4A state title.