(WHTM) — COVID-19 continues to impact Central Pa. high school football schedules in Week 5. Here is a full list of those schedule changes and when the teams plan on playing.
Spring Grove vs. York – postponed
According to a tweet from York School District “Tonight’s Varsity Football game against Spring Grove has been cancelled. We are currently working with Spring Grove to get this game rescheduled. Band Night will also be cancelled and rescheduled for the new date of the York vs Spring Grove game.”
Biglerville vs. York Catholic – canceled
Biglerville hasn’t played a game since September 10. According to an email from York Catholic, “we’ve been informed that our opponent for the scheduled football game this Friday will not be able to play due to COVID, so instead of a Homecoming football game, we will be hosting a Homecoming Soccer Game instead!” The email also says the football team’s attempt to find a new opponent for Week 5 was unsuccessful.
Upper Dauphin vs. Steel-High – canceled
Upper Dauphin had to suspend football operations this week due to COVID-19 protocol. The UDA varsity game on Friday, September 24, 2021, and the junior varsity game on Monday, September 27, 2021, are canceled. Football team activities may resume Monday, September 27, 2021.
Daniel Boone vs. Ephrata – Friday, September 24 at 7 p.m.
Columbia/Ephrata’s scheduled Friday game was canceled without an explanation, however, the Mountaineers were able to schedule Daniel Boone for Friday night instead. Ephrata is 3-1 heading into Week 5.
(Columbia vs. Ephrata – canceled)
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