Boston City League teams will resume play this afternoon after Tuesday’s bus strike led to the postponement of 10 games around the city.
“It’s a relief,” said athletic director Ken Still. “I’m relieved especially for the kids, but also as far scheduling goes. Teams got an extra day of practice yesterday, too, so that was a positive.”
Though the bus drivers went back to work this morning, it was at first unclear whether city sports could resume. But the athletic department worked hard to make sure the process went smoothly.
“We reschedule games on a consistent level,” Still said. “We’re absolutely fine. In fact, most of the games have already been rescheduled.”
Around the league, coaches were happy to get back to the season.
“I’m excited,” said Charlestown volleyball coach Tony Gearcy. “It’s just really good for the kids.”
His Charlestown team is facing English today, and Gearcy was at first unsure whether they'd be able to make the trip to Jamaica Plain.
But all is well again in the City League. With his retirement date edging closer, Still made sure to get everything back to normal.
“The last day I work is the 21st,” he said. “But I’m using some vacation time to my advantage.”
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