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The latest news related to Covid in Malheur County:

High school athletes in Malheur County won’t be back in competition until next year under a modified plan announced Wednesday by the Oregon School Activities Association’s executive board. Football and other fall sports will be conducted in March. 

Each season will be seven weeks long, OSAA said. 

The change will affect every high school in the county. 

According to OSAA: 

•Swimming, wrestling and basketball seasons will be between Dec. 28 and March 6 

•Cross country, volleyball, soccer and football seasons will be between February 22 and May 8

•Golf, tennis, track and field, baseball and softball seasons will be between April 19 and June 26

Students and coaches can begin practicing Aug. 31 . . .