On Oct. 16, the Southern Athletic Association (SAA) announced it had tentatively approved a modified schedule for fall sports to compete in the spring.
Before the semester began, Berry took several precautions to prevent an outbreak of the COVID-19 virus, including suspending all fall sports competitions.
Three LGBTQ+ student athletes decided to share their experiences at Berry.
On Sept. 22, the Berry College Athletics Department announced the resignation of Blake Childers, director of sports information and promotions.
With all practices suspended due to recent spikes in COVID-19 cases, the athletic department is determined to ensure the safety of all student athletes as they plan for the future.
Following the height of the Black Lives Matter movement this summer, professional athletes from all sports have been showing their support through the information they share, the words they speak and even through the gear they compete in.
On Sept. 16, President Steve Briggs announced that Berry would be suspending all team practices for the foreseeable future.
Although Berry is a NCAA DIII institution that doesn’t offer athletic scholarships, there are many student athletes who are attracted to Berry because of its program’s competitive reputations.
Mason Kinsey made Berry history on April 25, becoming the first Viking ever to sign with a NFL team when he joined the Tennessee Titans as a free agent.
The question of student athletes making money has been a hot topic in college sports for many years.