The LHSAA issued a memo Wednesday stating it would postpone the first day of permissive LHSAA activities to June 8, 2020.

The vote taken by the LHSAA executive committee on Wednesday during a Zoom conference call and was unanimous. 

Schools must refrain from workouts and practices until the LHSAA reconvenes for an update close to the June 8 date. 

The memo states, "the primary concern of the LHSAA is to look out for the safety and well-being of all student athletes, coaches and anyone else who may be involved with the summer programs." 

Gov. John Bel Edwards issued a proclamation Monday that Phase I of the state's return to normalcy would begin Friday. 

Edwards circled the June 1 date as a hopeful starting date for Phase II.

Award-winning sports writer for columns and features since joining the field in 2013. As the first-ever featured columnist of the month at Bleacher Report, Martin cut his teeth with online media before joining the newspaper business in 2014.

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