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MSHAA Cancels All Winter Sports Tournaments Ending Marquette Sports Season

Marquette, MI  –  March 12, 2020  – Tonight’s Redmen hockey game has been cancelled along with all other high school winter tournaments in the state of the Michigan. According to the Michigan High School Athletic Association (MSHAA):Marquette Redmen Hockey vs Traverse City Central Trojans

All MHSAA winter tournaments are suspended, effective immediately and indefinitely, due to concerns related to COVID-19.

Postseason events sponsored by the Michigan High School Athletic Association have been suspended immediately and indefinitely due to concerns related to COVID-19.

The Ice Hockey, Girls Gymnastics and Lower Peninsula Boys Swimming & Diving Finals had been scheduled for this weekend, while the Girls & Boys Basketball Tournaments are midway through earlier rounds of their playoff progressions.

On Wednesday, Gov. Gretchen Whitmer recommended a stoppage of large gatherings in order to assist in preventing the spread of COVID-19.

“Based on the events of the last 48 hours and with things changing by the minute, we believe we have no choice but to suspend our winter tournaments immediately,” MHSAA Executive Director Mark Uyl said. “This is a suspension until we have a better handle on the situation. The health and welfare of everyone involved is our number one priority.”

Uyl added that more information and updates will be forthcoming over the next few days. No timetable has been determined for possible rescheduling for tournaments.

Source: MSHAA.com/coronavirus 

More Information at Michigan Coronavirus Resource Page

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