Malheur County’s high school sports year scrambled – football in the spring

Nyssa and Four Rivers soccer players clash as the teams opened the 2019 prep soccer season. Soccer now won't be on high school fields until next spring. (The Enterprise FILE)

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 . . .