As you can see in today’s sports section, many things are getting back to normal as the COVID pandemic begins to get under control.
That is not to say we are where we need to be, but we are much better off than we were just a few short months ago.
Our feature story on Coahoma Early College High School graduate Willie Eagins talks about his first season playing basketball for Mississippi Delta Community College.
The Trojans were only able to play conference games in 2020-21, but they have a full schedule for the upcoming season. They are also back to normal when it comes to preparing for 2021-22.
North Delta Championship Wrestling hosted Delta Mania at Sasse Park Saturday night.
While much of wrestling can be seen as entertainment and there are not many injuries, a lot of contact is involved.
Local wrestling was put on hold as a result of the pandemic, but now it is back.
As we have highlighted in previous issues, high school football teams are back practicing as they once did.
Summer sports leagues are back in full force.
Of course, precautions are still being taken. It is always important to take precaution to try and remain healthy.
Things may never be completely the same in the post-pandemic era.
However, no matter how we proceed moving forward, it is nice to know many of our normal activities are back as they once were.
We will continue keeping you updated on everything as schools prepare for the 2021-22 academic year.
I expect athletes to have a lot of enthusiasm as they are excited to play ball.
Hopefully, that excitement will translate to success on the field. Stay tuned.