High school football, volleyball to move to spring, MSHSL considers additional sports season


Tuesday, the Minnesota State High School League (MSHSL) is discussing its options for fall sports. The full MSHSL board is voting on the Return to Participation Task Force’s suggestions.

Here’s a recap of the changes made:

Sports starting in August:

  • Tennis
  • Swimming/diving
  • Cross country
  • Soccer – The soccer season is set to begin on Aug. 17, with a 20% reduction in weeks. Competitions will also be reduced by 30%, with one to two games per week for teams.

According to the MSHSL, tennis, cross country and girl’s swimming and diving will go on with a limited amount of events per team every week.

Sports moving to spring:

  • Football – As a part of the decision, there will be fewer games and no scrimmages during the football season.
  • Volleyball


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