Coronavirus: GWOC goes conference-only for fall athletic events

Coronavirus: GWOC goes conference-only for fall athletic events
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MIAMI VALLEY — The Greater Western Ohio Conference announced it will only hold conference athletic contests for the fall sports season.

“Since the COVID-19 pandemic there have been many changes to our way of life and the GWOC is adapting to those changes,” the conference said in a statement. “As such the GWOC has made the decision that all athletic contests played during the fall athletic season will be played against GWOC member schools only.”

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GWOC schools include Beavercreek, Centerville, Fairmont, Miamisburg, Northmont, Springboro, Springfield and Wayne.

The announcement applies to all sports.

“This was a difficult decision but one that was made in the best interest of our student-athletes,” the conference said. “The primary focus is to provide the student-athletes every opportunity to compete and this decision helps achieve that.”