A whole new game

Under new restrictions, fall sports will look different for fans and athletes


August 26, 2020

Mike Armstrong

HEM Athletic Director is happy to have kids back in school and practicing sports but is aware it could all change.

Russ Wiggam, athletic director for Hanna, Elk Mountain, Medicine Bow (HEM) High School, is happy that students are getting to practice for fall sports.

Earlier this summer, high school sports being allowed to be played, was not a given.

"There was a huge amount of uncertainty before hand," Wiggam said. "Are we going to do it, or are we not; to what level are we going to do it and we aren't."

Wiggam said he was hopeful the schools would get to open back up.

"We were all going, 'oh please let us get back into the classroom,'" Wiggam said. "We are so much more effective as teachers face to fac...

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