Moorefield and East Hardy began the Phase III of offseason workouts for the sports teams just as many counties across the state, but this past week the Hardy County Heath Department shut down all school related athletic activities due to a suspected outbreak discovered recently.
The Hardy County coaches and players have been following the safety protocols during the conditioning phases and all regulations have been checked in the three-week instructional period such as temperatures taken, social distancing with player pods and sanitizing equipment after each use among other measures during the sports practices.
Athletic activities will resume this week in Hardy County.
“The pandemic has really set us back in terms of ‘install’ and weight training. With that being said, I completely support the guidelines and safety procedures in place to help keep everyone safe. Football may be my life, but COVID-19 is so much bigger than that. It’s time for each of us, as human beings, to take responsibility for keeping each other safe,” East Hardy Football coach Devon Orndorff remarked.
“We’re following the