A number of local schools announced Wednesday they have added attendance restrictions as Allen, DeKalb, Whitley, Steuben and Wells counties all entered the "red stage," the most serious level of COVID-19 prevalence.
Carroll has announced that no spectators will be allowed at home athletic events, and the school will attempt to stream as many events as possible so that family and friends of athletes may watch at home. Fort Wayne Community Schools put a "no spectators" policy in place several weeks ago.
East Allen County schools will only allow one parent or guardian per athlete (including cheerleaders) to attend basketball games or wrestling meets.
Angola will allow parents, grandparents and siblings of both home and visiting athletes to attend winter sports events.
At Garrett, only parents, guardians and step-parents of athletes will be allowed at athletic events. Norwell and Churubusco will limit attendance to parents and guardians, and all spectators must sign in. Norwell specified that parents of visiting team members will be allowed. Whitko will only sell two tickets to each athlete, which can only be used be parents or guardians.
Noble County is still in the "yellow stage," but East Noble announced on Wednesday that only 400 tickets would be sold to each event in the gymnasium this winter, and that they must be purchased online ahead of time.