It's going to be a short, strange summer
Changes in store for condensed softball, baseball seasons
June 4, 2020
June 1 was a big day for high school athletes at Hartley-Melvin-Sanborn and schools across Iowa, as it was the first time they could participate in organized activities since the start of the COVID-19 pandemic.
Gov. Kim Reynolds announced on May 20 that Iowa's high school baseball and softball seasons could be held. The Iowa High School Athletic Association and Iowa Girls High School Athletic Union boards then announced that practices could begin on June 1 and games will start on June 15.
That was welcome news to high school athletic director Mark Petersen, but he was not expecting the anno...