Fall postseasons to resume; winter season still on hold

EAST LANSING (AP) — The Michigan high school fall sports season is stretching into January.

Football playoffs will resume Jan. 2. The eight-player championship games will be played Jan. 9, followed by the 11-player finals on Jan. 15-16, the Michigan High School Athletic Association said Friday.

The announcement came after the state health director said football and volleyball players and swimmers will participate in a coronavirus antigen-testing program.

Volleyball quarterfinals will be held on Jan. 5, with semifinals and finals on Jan. 7-9. Girls swimming and diving finals are scheduled for Jan. 15-16.

All indoor winter sports remain suspended until Jan. 16. Skiing can resume Monday.


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