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Hirschi football game postponed, Gainesville varsity team quarantines due to COVID-19 concerns

The Wichita Falls Panthers United football team practicing for the season. / Source: KAUZ
The Wichita Falls Panthers United football team practicing for the season. / Source: KAUZ
Updated: Oct. 22, 2020 at 3:15 PM CDT
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WICHITA FALLS, Texas (TNN) - Hirschi High School’s Thursday night football game against Gainesville has been postponed due to COVID-19 concerns.

The game was originally scheduled to be played at Memorial Stadium.

Hirschi Head Football Coach Antonio Wiley confirmed that the Huskies will not look for a new game for week 9, but instead will use this week as a rest week.

The virus concerns reportedly come from Gainesville High School.

Late this afternoon, GISD received confirmation that a Gainesville High School football player has received a...

Posted by Gainesville Independent School District on Thursday, October 22, 2020

According to Gainesville ISD, one of their high school football players has tested positive for COVID-19.

Their varsity football team immediately quarantined following the positive test result.

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