Area high schools cancel football games due to COVID cases


(WEHT) — Pike Central High School has canceled Friday night’s football game against North Knox.

The athletic department says it’s due to a positive COVID-19 case on the football team and contact tracing.

This is the second game in the area to be canceled this week due to COVID-19.

Henderson County announced it will not be playing Madisonville-North Hopkins.

It comes after a player for Central Hardin — who the Colonels played last week — tested positive for the coronavirus.

Also, Webster County will now play Owen County on Friday.

The Trojans’ original opponent, Caverna, canceled due to a COVID-19 case.

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(This story was originally published on September 23, 2020)

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