Cuyahoga Community College and different faculties within the Ohio Community College Athletic Conference have canceled their 2021-22 athletic seasons, in accordance with a press release from Cuyahoga, generally referred to as Tri-C. The Ohio convention is a part of the National Junior College Athletic Association.
The Tri-C press launch cited officers’ issues in regards to the coronavirus pandemic. They determined to cancel after contemplating the “estimated timeline for achieving widespread immunity to COVID-19” and the truth that athletes and coaches “remain in close proximity to one another for extended periods of time,” the discharge stated.
The trustees of Sinclair Community College, a Dayton faculty that’s within the Ohio convention, additionally voted to postpone athletics activities for an additional yr, the Dayton Daily News reported. A Sinclair Board of Trustees decision cited the additional prices required for COVID-19 prevention inside the athletics applications as a purpose for the suspension, in accordance with the newspaper. The faculty is at present present process a evaluate of its athletics applications and is contemplating chopping them fully, the Daily News reported.