Socially Distant Sports

The Cross Country, Water Polo and Color Guard teams adjust their practices due to COVID-19

Anjali Singh

This school year, the COVID-19 pandemic limited MVHS sports teams and athletes to unconventional practices, from the Cross Country  team forming small cohorts for girls and boys to the water polo team hosting in-person conditioning without contact. Although the season was supposed to begin on Dec. 14, the recent rapid increase in COVID-19 cases has led the California Interscholastic Federation to push this date back at least until Jan. 4.