UIL may allow additional summer practices

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MFHS Mustang Kaleb Alexander carries the ball past a defender  during a 2019 scrimmage. His teammates may get a chance to get back on the gridiron for summer 2020 practices.

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Special to The Highlander

The UIL legislative council met virtually on Friday morning to discuss a new agenda item that would most likely lead to a temporary permissible increase of summer practices and instruction for high school athletes.

The agenda was passed to expand the authority of UIL executive director Charles Breithaupt allowing him to make adjustments to UIL rules during the COVID-19 (coronavirus) pandemic. …

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