• Excessive heat warning has high school sports programs in preparation mode
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    Excessive heat warning has high school sports programs in preparation mode

    The start of Southern California’s longest and biggest heat wave of the year arrives Wednesday, which means high school sports programs are in preparation mode to protect their athletes while continuing to hold or modify events. In the Los Angeles Unified School District, it will be up to school administrators to make decisions on events and practices while consulting with district personnel, but everyone will be checking the heat index (how it really feels when relative humidity is factored with the air temperature) and receiving information from the Office of Environmental Health and Safety. Some events have been canceled, such as a cross-country meet scheduled for Pierce College in Woodland…

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  • Who’s No. 1? We pick the top high school programs across all sports.
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    Who’s No. 1? We pick the top high school programs across all sports.

    Comment on this story Comment The 2021-22 high school sports season meant more to student-athletes and coaches than usual. After the previous two campaigns were canceled or shortened because of the pandemic, this past school year allowed many teenagers to fully explore their passions, return to normalcy and, in some cases, compete for championships. To celebrate the D.C. area’s first full year of competition since 2018-19, The Washington Post gathered data from every sport to determine the most successful athletic programs. Assessing championship wins and appearances, All-Met teams, rankings, records, strength of competition and more, The Post tracked the top all-around athletic program from the area in five categories: D.C.…

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