Lowell

Posted On: 09/5/20 9:01 AM

The elephant in the room was finally shown the door.

While high school volleyball teams around the state had been holding practices for weeks, the possibility of the 2020 fall season being postponed or cancelled was very real.

Two regions in the state were allowed to begin competition, but the majority of the state still waited for weeks with bated breath.

On Thursday, Gov. Gretchen Whitmer passed a pair of executive orders, opening the door for the MHSAA to give the green light for indoor competition to begin throughout the state starting on Wednesday.

“We were at practice when the news came through and I got to tell them. They were obviously pumped up about it,” Lowell coach Jordan Drake said. “They were excited to say the least.”

Excitement is the common theme throughout Michigan, but many of the coaches know that there is a lot of responsibilities being put on administrators, coaches and athletes around the state.

“I’m super excited for our kids. I just hope that we can all continue to be smart and safe,” Bronson coach Jean LaClair said. “I think that our athletes and coaching staff have been doing that. Everyone needs to do the right

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