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Tulsa high school senior happy to be back on the field

Posted at 7:06 PM, Aug 12, 2020
and last updated 2020-08-12 20:52:02-04

TULSA, Okla. — The Oklahoma Secondary School Activities Association announced high school sports can start, even though many schools are starting their school years virtually.

That's exciting news for Edison Preparatory senior Iman Oates. His hopes for playing in college in come down to his senior year.

“When I found out I was able to play I was excited." Oates said. "I had the opportunity to showcase my talent at the next level.”

He's already in talks with recruiters from division one and division two colleges. Oates said he was concerned about the coronavirus, but trusts what Tulsa Public Schools is doing to keep him and his fellow players safe.

The director of sports for Tulsa Public Schools, Gil Cloud, said the district made extensive changes to ensure their players health.

Along with daily temperature checks and a daily questionnaire, the district has implemented the following.

The full list of protocols can be found here Tulsa Public Schools Athletics COVID-19 precautions

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