Indefinite suspension of prep sports across Montana

HELENA — The Montana High School Association executive board has decided to suspend spring activities across Montana following the growing threat and concern of the coronavirus disease (COVID-19).

“All MHSA spring activities will be indefinitely suspended until further notice,” stated a release sent Monday morning. “This includes practices and contests/meets/festivals.The Executive Board will reevaluate this situation on April 13 and any additional information regarding spring activities will be provided as it becomes available.”

“If spring activities are resumed, the practice requirement for sports at that time will be five practices from resumption, except for golf, which will be the normal two practices required,” the release continued. “Postseason formats will be adjusted by conferences as necessary with MHSA approval.”