Kentucky Senate Majority chimes in on decision for fall sports

Senators want decision to play fall sports to fall on local districts

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LEXINGTON, Ky. (WTVQ) – On Thursday, the KHSAA Board of Control will meet to decide if they will continue with the set schedule for fall sports. Before then, the Kentucky Senate Majority wanted to throw in their two cents.

On Wednesday, the Kentucky Senate Majority called an impromptu press conference. In it, they announced they’re sending a letter to the KHSAA telling them the decision for fall sports to take place should fall on each local district. They also want for the decision to have fans or not to fall on the local districts as well.

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Monday is a big day when it comes to high school fall sports in Kentucky. Starting August 24, practice will begin for all fall sports. Competition for cross country, field hockey, soccer and volleyball is set to begin September 7. Competition for football will tentatively kickoff on September 11.

ABC 36 Sports will be covering the KHSAA Board of Control meeting on Thursday at 10:30 AM. We will have a full report on whatever the decide on ABC 36 Thursday evening. To watch the live stream of the meeting, go to the YouTube link below.

http://youtube.com/khsaatv

 

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Bryan Kennedy hails from the Bluegrass State. He was born and raised in Owensboro, KY where he graduated from Apollo High School in 2006. Bryan graduated from the University of Kentucky with a degree in Broadcast Journalism and a minor in Spanish in 2010. He also received his master's degree in Sports Media and Branding from Western Kentucky University. While at UK, Bryan was the general manager of the on-campus TV station. He also did sports reporting, anchoring, producing and even the weather for UK Student News Network. While working for UKSNN, he also had the pleasure of covering Coach John Calipari's first press conference when he was introduced as the new head coach of the Kentucky Wildcats; easily one of his favorite moments as a young sports reporter. Before coming to ABC 36, Bryan was a morning anchor and reporter at WXXV News 25, our sister station in Gulfport, MS. He anchored more than four hours of news every day, including morning shows on NBC and Fox. While down south, Bryan had the opportunity to cover the Sugar Bowl, New Orleans Saints and the New Orleans Pelicans. After spending a little more than two years at WXXV, Bryan is extremely excited to return home. In his spare time, Bryan enjoys playing sports, especially rugby. He also enjoys crossfitting and watching sports (obviously). He's extremely excited to cover Central Kentucky. Feel free to say hello and send story ideas toBKennedy@wtvq.com