Nebraska Gov. Pete Ricketts announced a relaxation of Directed Health Measures (DHM) for June on Thursday, which will allow for more organized sports teams to return next month.

Using American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP) categorizations, non-contact and limited contact sports teams — adult and youth — can start June 1 alongside the previously announced baseball and softball. Non-contact and limited contact sports, according to the AAP, include tennis, golf, rodeo and volleyball.

Examples of sports still prohibited in June (as of Thursday) include football, wrestling, basketball and soccer.

Strict guidelines will still need to be adhered to for sports to resume.

For full measures and guidelines, continue checking back in Enterprise Media Group publications and enterprisepub.com.

(0) comments

Welcome to the discussion.

Keep it Clean. Please avoid obscene, vulgar, lewd, racist or sexually-oriented language.
PLEASE TURN OFF YOUR CAPS LOCK.
Don't Threaten. Threats of harming another person will not be tolerated.
Be Truthful. Don't knowingly lie about anyone or anything.
Be Nice. No racism, sexism or any sort of -ism that is degrading to another person.
Be Proactive. Use the 'Report' link on each comment to let us know of abusive posts.
Share with Us. We'd love to hear eyewitness accounts, the history behind an article.