One of the days that Pflugerville Connally rising senior Michera Moffett was waiting for arrived on Tuesday. After months of speculation, the University Interscholastic League, more commonly known as the UIL, announced its new plans for the 2020 high school fall extracurricular schedule.
"My first reaction to the UIL decision was thank God because it was just such a worry to everyone if we would have a season at all," said Moffett. "I'm thankful that especially us seniors are able to still have that last experience. I'm just excited that we are able to get back on the court and can compete because we have been working so hard in home workouts and staying in touch as a team."
In a normal year, Moffett and her Pflugerville Connally teammates would be preparing for the season's first practice. But, the UIL understood that COVID-19 hit Texas' largest cities the hardest and pushed back 5A and 6A starts to September 7th. Smaller communities, in comparison, produce the majority of 1A, 2A, 3A and 4A teams and can begin practice on August 3rd.