ESCC protecting fans and players during basketball and baseball season

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ENTERPRISE, Ala. (WDHN) — Basketball season is here and despite the surge of COVID-19, the Weevils program is excited to take on the season.

“I tell my guys every day after practice just to don’t take every day for granted be thankful that you had an opportunity to play because right now it’s only a couple states still playing basketball this year I get calls every day from kids that were at junior colleges that canceled their season and want to transfer to Enterprise State,” Coach Williams said.

The Weevils will have a very skilled team this year and they hope to stay virus-free so they can finish the season. Weevils basketball has installed many protocols this season.

“We have to have security to meet the visiting teams for temperature checks, we have to have another person to show them to the locker room and they have to come dressed, we have to have waiver for the fans to sign when we do allow them and every time a player get off the bench we have to have it sanitized,” He said.

When fans are allowed, they will not be able to sit behind the team and they must wear masks.

Other protocols include players having their own water and practices and workouts being recorded.

From the hardwood to the diamond, what can fans expect for the first home game?

“I tell my guys every day after practice just to don’t take every day for granted be thankful that you had an opportunity to play because right now it’s only a couple states still playing basketball this year I get calls every day from kids that was at junior colleges that canceled their season and want to transfer to Enterprise State,” He said.

The Weevils will have a very skilled team this year and they hope to stay virus-free so they can finish the season. Weevils basketball has installed many protocols this season.

“We have to have security to meet the visiting teams for temperature checks, we have to have another person to show them to the locker room and they have to come dressed, we have to have waiver for the fans to sign when we do allow them and every time a player get off the bench we have to have it sanitized,” He said.

Other protocols include players having their own water and practices and workouts being recorded.

From the hardwood to the diamond, what can fans expect for the first home game?

“You will have to fill out a release form to attend and after that, you’ll get your temperature checked basic screening which is going on everywhere. We’re not gonna have fans along the left and right foul lines based on the close proximity of our bullpen but they are more than welcome to sit in the outfield and behind home plate,” ESCC Baseball coach Bubba Frichter said.

Also, Coach Frichter says limit the intermingling with players during inning changes or brief pauses throughout the game.

Both coaches say they hope fans and players will follow the protocols closely so they can slow the spread of COVID-19 and finish the season this year.

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