Spokane Youth Sports suspends all activities indefinitely amid coronavirus concerns

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SPOKANE, Wash. — The Spokane Youth Sports Association is suspending all activities until further notice amid heightened coronavirus concerns, its executive director announced on Thursday. 

The suspension includes indoor soccer and indoor flag football, as well as all practices, games, and other scheduled activities at the SYSA Indoor Sports Center. 

Executive Director Philip J. Helean cited prioritizing everyone’s health and safety as the reason for suspending activities. 

“Our hope is that we can resume the current seasons as soon as possible,” said Helean.

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