At Tabor Academy, the day that lacrosse players seek out coach RJ Swift is Thursday.
Not to inquire about that day’s practice plan, or a new offensive set he’s installing. Not about what he thinks about the upcoming opponent.
No, it’s to find out whether their polymerase chain reaction (PCR) tests came back negative and they’ll be playing on the weekend.
So far, so good.
“I think they’re doing a good job,” Swift said this week. “I think they want to treat this like a normal season while also understanding it’s not. Thursday they always come up and ask me, ‘How did we do?’ I tell them no news is good news.”