M State-Fergus Falls and NDSCS in Wahpeton are among the schools affected by the MCAC decision to cancel the football and volleyball seasons this fall and to limit the other community college sports. Here is the press release from the MCAC addressing the issue.
In consideration of the guidance from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention and the Minnesota Department of Health, fall sports will be limited to those that have been identified as low-risk, Clay Target and Golf. Seasons have been canceled for football, volleyball, and soccer.
For basketball, baseball, softball, and wrestling, in which practice and competition spans fall and spring semesters, all organized physical activities are prohibited during the fall semester.
Discussions about the potential for spring seasons for these sports are continuing and guidance will be provided in the near future.
The Minnesota College Athletic Conference consists of 24 two-year colleges located in Minnesota, North Dakota, and Wisconsin.