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Fall Sports Practices May Be Shifted Due to Heat

WITH THIS WEEK'S HEAT ATHLETIC DIRECTORS AROUND THE STATE WILL BE MAKING THEIR OWN JUDGEMENT CALLS WHETHER OR NOT TO CANCEL PRACTICES. ALAN BESTE, ASSISTANT DIRECTOR OF THE IOWA HIGH SCHOOL ATHLETIC ASSOCIATION, SAYS UNLIKE OTHER SPORTS, FOOTBALL PLAYERS HAVE A BIGGER CHALLENGE AS IT IS EVEN HOTTER UNDER ALL THAT EQUIPMENT.  BESTEE SUGGESTS SHIFTING PRACTICES TO BEFORE SUN-UP OR AFTER SUN-DOWN ALONG WITH HYDRATION, BUT ADDS, IT'S IMPORTANT FOR TEAMMATES TO LOOK OUT FOR EACH OTHER.

 

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