By Audra Streetman

DENVER (CBS4) – Colorado high schools can start practice for Season B sports following a variance from the Colorado Department of Public Health and Environment. Season B sports were delayed from Jan. 4 to Jan. 18 due to a surge in COVID-19 cases.

Season B sports include:

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  • Boys and Girls Basketball
  • Ice Hockey
  • Skiing
  • Girls Swimming and Diving
  • Boys and Girls Wrestling
  • Competitive Spirit (traditionally a fall sport)

This is the first time the Colorado High School Activities Association has offered a sanctioned season for girls wrestling. Also new this year, ice hockey will feature two classifications.

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Competition is slated to begin on Jan. 25, according to CHSAA. Championship season will start with skiing during the week of March 8 and end with the state spirit championships March 25-27.

Each sport has added modifications due to the COVID-19 pandemic. CHSAA has more information about the changes on their website.

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Audra Streetman