Ohio High School Athletic Association Executive Director Jerry Snodgrass recently provided an update regarding the status of spring sports.

If schools are closed for the remainder of the school year, spring sports will be canceled. The mandatory no-contact period remains in place until at least May 1. No practices or group workouts may occur through this date. However, electronic communication is permitted.

With a current return set for May 4, the following schedule has been adopted for spring sports:

Baseball;

• May 4-8: acclimation period;

• May 9: season begins;

• May 11: tournament entry/withdrawal;

• May 12-15: tournament entry/withdrawal with penalty;

• May 17: tournament draw/coaches meeting;

• May 23-30: sectional tournaments;

• June 1-6: district tournaments;

• June 11 and 12: regional tournaments;

• June 19-21: state tournament;

• June 27: season ends;

Softball;

• May 4-8: acclimation period;

• May 9: season begins;

• May 18: tournament entry/withdrawal;

• May 19-22: tournament entry/withdrawal with penalty;

• May 24: tournament draw/coaches meeting;

• May 30-June 6: sectional tournaments;

• June 8-13: district tournaments;

• June 15-20: regional tournaments;

• June 25-27: state tournament;

• July 4: season ends;

Lacrosse;

• May 4-8: acclimation period;

• May 9: season begins;

• May 18: tournament entry/withdrawal;

• May 19-22: tournament entry/withdrawal with penalty;

• May 25: tournament draw/coaches meeting;

• May 26-30: regional qualifying;

• June 1-4: regional quarterfinals;

• June 4-7: regionals;

• June 8-10: state semifinals;

• June 13: state finals/season ends;

Tennis;

• May 4-8: acclimation period;

• May 9: season begins;

• May 18: tournament entry/withdrawal;

• May 19-22: tournament entry/withdrawal with penalty;

• May 24: tournament draw/coaches meeting;

• May 30-June 6: sectional tournaments;

• June 8-13: district tournaments;

• June 18-20: state tournament;

• June 27: season ends;

Track and field;

• May 4-8: acclimation period;

• May 9: season begins;

• May 25: tournament entry/withdrawal;

• May 26-29: tournament entry/withdrawal with penalty;

• May 31: tournament draw/coaches meeting;

• June 9-13: district tournaments;

• June 17-20: regional tournaments;

• June 26-27: state tournament; and

• June 27: season ends.

Specific information relative to sectional and district tournaments, playing dates, seeding procedures, game sites, will be provided in communications from the respective six district athletic boards.

If for any reason, specific sites are shut down due to Ohio Gov. Mike DeWine’s orders, all sites will be shut down and a tournament will not take place.