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NJCAA delays Fall Sports to Spring

Laramie County Community College's fall sports put on ice until spring semester.
LCCC battling Western
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Published: Jul. 14, 2020 at 10:52 PM CDT
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CHEYENNE, Wyo. (Wyoming News Now) - Monday Night- The National Junior College Athletic Association announced its updated plan of action. According to the association, As a result, the most recent method of action shifts all close contact fall sports to the spring semester. LCCC Men’s Soccer Coach sat down with Wyoming News Now and talked about the pros and cons of his players season being moved.

“It’s still Rocky Mountain soccer, so they are kind of used to the weather. It’s not the best time to do things, but those kids are definitely used to playing in the Spring.”

“But the negatives are you don’t the games in that you want. We’re allowed four scrimmages, but we scrimmage a lot of NCAA Division two’s in Colorado. If they’re going to proceed in the fall, we might not get those scrimmages in.”

LCCC fall sports delayed until Spring Semester.
LCCC fall sports delayed until Spring Semester.(Michael Smith | Facebook)

Coach Gibson says delay to the season may work his player’s favor.

“You come in, we get your ready at your pace, so we are not risking injury and focusing on school. The everything you learned in the fall, we get to put into work in the Spring. I’m excited to see how it’s going to work. I’m a traditionalist. I like the fall, but I like it when there’s change too.”

According to the NJCAA, it has updated the information related to fall sports scrimmages and practice dates.

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