Michigan Youth Athletes And The Difficulties Of Adjusting To Playing In A COVID-Restricted World

Mar 5, 2021

A Saline Prep Hockey goalie gets coached on the ice.
Credit Tom Helmer / 89.1 WEMU

For nearly three months, youth sports in Michigan came to a standstill due to COVID restrictions.  Now, athletes are once again competing, but parents, coaches, and players are realizing just how big a toll the pandemic has had and how it has changed almost everyone.  WEMU sports anchor Tom Helmer takes a closer look at the impact all of this has had on one area hockey team.


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— Tom Helmer is a sports anchor for 89.1 WEMU News.  Contact him at 734.487.3363 or email him studio@wemu.org