PITTSBURGH (KDKA/AP) — The Pennsylvania Interscholastic Athletic Association says it is moving forward with fall sports start dates as scheduled.

On Wednesday, the PIAA said the fall sports season will start on time unless otherwise noted by the Commonwealth.

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“Heat Accliminization for Football will begin on August 10th and the first practice date for the remaining Fall Sports will begin August 17th,” the PIAA said in a release.

The PIAA said each school has developed health and safety guidelines and is committed to providing a season for all sports in the upcoming school year.

Under Gov. Tom Wolf’s universal masking order, coaches, athletes and spectators must wear masks unless they are outdoors and can consistently maintain social distancing of at least six feet. Athletes don’t have to wear them while working out or in competition.

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