“We have to trust the health officials, trust our coaches, trust the people around you,” Hanenburg said. “As players, we’ve been policing each other of not hanging out in big groups all the time. I believe in our team that we can really police each other — we have a lot of guys who want to play college sports, and beyond that, none of us want to have this experience taken away from us.” … [Read more...] about Colorado high school football can be played this fall in districts that are ready, Gov. Jared Polis says
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“The health and safety of all involved across the campus communities, particularly our student-athletes, is the top priority,” NCHC Commissioner Josh Fenton said in a news release. “We fully expect NCHC hockey to be back this season. As COVID-19 continues to have an impact on higher education, we have an obligation to host athletic competitions in a safe and responsible manner. We are committed to doing everything we conceivably can to provide competitive experiences that our student-athletes deserve. This delay affords us valuable time to continue formulating plans to start the season successfully.” … [Read more...] about DU Pioneers, Colorado College hockey seasons delayed as NCHC pushes back 2020-21 start
Kaleb Tucker graduated from the Virginia Military Institute in May, but he can't stop thinking about the indignities he endured as a Black man on the campus of the country's oldest state-supported military college. The VMI tradition that outraged him the most: forcing first-year cadets to salute a large statue of Confederate Gen. Stonewall Jackson - a former VMI professor and enslaver of six people - that stands in the center of the campus, right in front of the student barracks. … [Read more...] about At VMI, Black alumni want Stonewall Jackson’s statue removed. The school refuses.