PROVIDENCE — A desire to transition to the Rhode Island high school winter sports season from practices to games and meets has not lacked for a shortage of twists and turns.

The Rhode Island high school winter sports teams that began practicing Monday did so with an eye toward possibly competing in games upon completing the mandatory 10-day practice period.

After back-to-back days earlier this week when Rhode Island Interscholastic League officials met with superintendents, principals, athletic directors and coaches, the league stressed that all is not lost in the event that school districts opt to implement their own start date for winter spor…

As the pause came to an end Sunday night, coupled with no changes to the R.I. Youth Sports Guidelines for winter sports the Interscholastic League was planning on rolling out, the league announced Friday that  schools may begin practicing on Monday, Jan. 4.

    A full slate of postseason games have been scheduled by the Rhode Island Interscholastic League for boys and girls soccer, field hockey and girls tennis.