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Both the New York State Public High School Athletic Association and New York Catholic League have postponed winter sport championships indefinitely.
A release from the NYSPHSAA states that "It is certainly understood that postponing the remaining winter state championships is disappointing, however the opportunity to participate in a NYSPHSAA championship event does not outweigh our responsibility and obligation to ensure students participate in a healthy and safe environment.
"The impacted events include the NYSPHSAA ice hockey, bowling, boys and girls basketball regional and state championships."
NYSPHSAA Executive Director Dr. Robert Zayas said 'It was my goal to complete the winter championships on schedule. It has become increasingly more difficult to host these championship events with the number of challenges that have been presented.
"I also have concerns as the Executive Director of NYSPHSAA and a parent, that students will be participating in an event under circumstances that are not conducive to a quality and beneficial participation experience."
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Early Thursday morning, the NYCL released this:"We've been instructed by the Superintendent of Schools of the Archdiocese of New York to suspend all CHSAA event immediately. As of now, this suspension includes games, scrimmages, meets, and matches."