Fall sports for Rhode Island high schools will begin Oct. 2, nearly a month after its scheduled start this season, according to a plan unveiled by the Rhode Island Interscholastic League on Wednesday.

WARWICK — As high school coaches are seeking to make plans that would enable them to work with their athletes during the summer months, the RIIL has been working closely with the Rhode Island School Superintendents' Association (RISSA) to establish guidelines for the coming months.

WARWICK — So far, so good in the R.I. Interscholastic League’s quest to iron out an high school football realignment proposal, after the Principals’ Committee on Athletics earlier in the week cast a 9-6 vote to deny the initial recommendation.

Monday’s announcement concerning the continuation of distance learning through the month of April should be interpreted as a minor victory regarding the status of Rhode Island high school spring sports.

WESTERLY — Westerly High boys basketball coach Mike Gleason said senior Nick Lauzon was an easy choice to nominate for one of the scholarships awarded by the Rhode Island Basketball Coaches Association.