A rally is planned for this weekend to protest COVID rules for New York City public school athletes. Students, coaches and parents say some of the restrictions put them at a severe disadvantage, especially when it comes to scholarships they're counting on; CBS2's Andrea Grymes reports.
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Rally Planned To Protest COVID Rules For NYC Public School SportsA rally is planned for this weekend to protest COVID rules for New York City public school athletes. Students, coaches and parents say some of the restrictions put them at a severe disadvantage, especially when it comes to scholarships they're counting on; CBS2's Andrea Grymes reports.
Sofia LaSpina, 15, Makes History On Long IslandHistory was made at a varsity high school football game on Long Island over the weekend. Sofia LaSpina made history as the first female football player on Long Island to score a touchdown. CBS2's Alice Gainer reports.
Delta Variant Creates Concerns About High Risk High School SportsThere's concern high-risk high school sports may be postponed or even canceled again for the upcoming fall season in New York. It comes after the state education department released new recommendations for the school year; CBS2's Andrea Grymes reports.
August Martin High School Receives $20 Million For Athletic Field ImprovementsA multi-million dollar announcement means student-athletes at a Queens high school will soon have a place to compete. For years, City Council Member Adrienne Adams has been advocating for the funding; CBS2's Aundrea Cline-Thomas reports.
COVID Restrictions Eased For High School Sports In New York CityImproving COVID numbers have prompted the Department of Education to lift restrictions on school sports competitions in the city.
New York City High School Basketball Teams Stuck Playing Outside Due To COVID ConcernsAs COVID restrictions ease, high school basketball players were looking forward to hitting the hardwood like NBA teams. Instead, they're stuck outside; CBS2's Nick Caloway reports.
Ban On Interstate Indoor Youth Sports Competitions Will Be Lifted In New JerseyIn New Jersey, some more normalcy is coming for children who play sports.
High School Football Returns To NYC After More Than 1 YearAfter more than a year on the sidelines, high school football kicked off again in New York City.
NYC Softball Players Miffed After Coach Quits To Coach BaseballCBS2's Cory James has the story from LaGuardia High School.
New Jersey Sets Restart Date For Youth Sports, New Goals For In-Person LearningHigh school athletes in New Jersey will soon be able to play ball again with restrictions, and Gov. Phil Murphy has new goals for in-person learning for all students; CBS2's Jessica Layton reports.
NCAA's Extended Eligibility May Have Unintended Consequences For High School AthletesThe NCAA has granted current college athletes an extra year of eligibility due to the pandemic, but this may have unintended consequences for high school athletes hoping to play at the next level; CBS2's Meg Baker reports.
COVID-19 1 Year Later: For A Time, America Had To Deal With No SportsCBS2's Otis Livingston has more on how fans and athletes adapted to being sidelined during the early part of the pandemic.
SEE IT: Incredible Buzzer-Beater On Long IslandThe JV basketball game between Malverne and East Rockaway last weekend ended in dramatic fashion. CBS2's Steve Overmyer has more on the fantastic finish.
NYC Students Calling On Mayor De Blasio To Bring Back High School SportsStudent athletes across New York City are sick of being sidelined. They're calling on the mayor to bring back high school sports, which have been banned for nearly a year; CBS2's Christina Fan reports.
Parents Allowed To Attend Youth Sporting Events In New JerseyGov. Phil Murphy signed an executive order Friday allowing parents to watch their kids at youth sports games and practices; CBS2's Cory James reports.
COVID In New Jersey: Parents Allowed To Attend Youth Sporting EventsGov. Phil Murphy signed an executive order allowing parents in New Jersey back into school sporting events.
Uniondale High School Basketball Player Jomani Wright Killed In Car AccidentA tragic car crash took the life of a promising 15-year-old athlete on Long Island on Wednesday; CBS2's Cory James reports.
All Sports Allowed To Resume In Nassau County Next WeekAll sports, including those considered high risk, can resume in Nassau County on Monday.
Higher Risk High School Sports Allowed To Resume In New York State Starting Feb. 1Student athletes who take part in higher risk sports in New York state have learned they'll soon be able to practice again, but there are still worries over how the virus itself is changing as vaccine supplies are stretched thin; CBS2's Jessica Layton reports.
New Youth Sports Rules Go Into Effect In New York State On Feb. 1Some changes are coming for high school sports next month in New York state.
New Jersey Parents Asking Governor To Allow Spectators At Youth Sports GamesStudent athletes are happy to be competing again in New Jersey, but spectators are still banned. Now, a petition is circulating, asking Gov. Phil Murphy to allow fans back in the game; CBS2's Meg Baker reports.
New Jersey Students Excited For Return Of High School FootballHigh school football is back in New Jersey for the first time this year, but that's not the case in New York state, where the game is tied up in court; CBS2's Cory James reports.
Connecticut Cancels High School Football For Fall Due To COVID-19It's a no-go for full-contact high school football in Connecticut this fall.
Outdoor High School Sports To Continue As Planned In New JerseyOutdoor sports for high school athletes in New Jersey will continue as planned this year; CBS2's Nick Caloway reports.