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High School Insider: The Middie Magic returns to the high school fall sports season

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Posted at 8:33 PM, Aug 26, 2020
and last updated 2020-08-26 20:33:41-04

Welcome back, high school sports.

As the calendar prepares to turn the page toward September, another school district received the green light this week.

The Middletown City School District board of education voted unanimously Monday night to reinstate all extracurricular activities and athletics during the COVID-19 pandemic after the district had been in skills training the past week.

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Middletown athletic director JD Foust joined the WCPO High School Insider podcast to discuss the full return to practice with competition starting Aug. 31.

Also, Lakota West football coach Tom Bolden and St. Xavier coach Steve Specht discuss their Aug. 21 scrimmage and the unique aspects of coaching during the pandemic.

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St. Xavier football coach Steve Specht (left) and Lakota West coach Tom Bolden discuss the challenges of coaching during the COVID-19 pandemic.

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