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Technology game plan salvages La Conner High spring sports


April 29, 2020

STAYING ON TRACK---La Conner High students Rachel Cram, Andre Knudson, and Charlie Cram haven’t missed a step this track season despite statewide school closures in response to COVID-19. They and their La Conner teammates have also made strides with technology. They record and compare times and distances as part of a virtual sports format in place this spring. – Photo by Bill Reynolds

The spring sports season at La Conner High went from being virtually cancelled to being resumed virtually.

La Conner teams are using technology to remain active and take part in virtual competitions even as schools across Washington state are closed for the rest of the academic year due to the coronavirus outbreak.

It was initially thought the La Conner High spring sports calendar wouldn’t flip beyond a just-for-fun mid-March scrimmage between the school’s baseball and softball teams, though some held out hope.

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