COVID-19 cancelations continue across the mountains

Scottsbluff, Mitchell, Chadron, Bridgeport, Creek Valley and Potter Dix to open playoffs Friday.
Scottsbluff, Mitchell, Chadron, Bridgeport, Creek Valley and Potter Dix to open playoffs Friday.(NBC Nebraska Scottsbluff)
Published: Oct. 26, 2020 at 2:31 PM EDT|Updated: Oct. 29, 2020 at 1:22 PM EDT
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(WYMT) - Thursday, October 29:

Games were added and dropped through Wednesday night into Thursday. Lawrence County is currently contact tracing with its football team and had to cancel Friday’s game against Raceland.

“The contact tracing process has quarantined our team. We will not be able to play on Friday night against Raceland," Lawrence County Superintendent, Dr. Robbie Fletcher said.

He also says they are still contacting their kids right now.

On the other side, Pikeville will travel to Lexington Christian this Friday. The Panthers have been looking for two games to fill the final two weeks of the season.

Due to COVID-19 policies, Lynn Camp now will not host Williamsburg on Friday night, Wildcat head coach Allen Harris announced on his Facebook and Twitter pages. The two were making up the district match-up from earlier in the season.

After having to cancel with Danville, Shelby Valley will now travel to Harrison County this coming Friday before hosting Fleming County to end the season.

Wednesday, October 28:

A couple more games were added to the schedule. Perry Central will now host Russell County, while Letcher Central will host Paintsville on Friday night. Also from Monday, Williamsburg will travel to Lynn Camp to make up a Class 1A District 8 game.

Tuesday, October 27:

As of Tuesday, October 27, six more games were affected by COVID-19 policy:

  • Estill County vs. Jackson County
  • Leslie County vs. Harlan. The Green Dragons will now host McCreary Central.
  • Letcher Central vs. Floyd Central
  • Magoffin County vs. Morgan County. The Cougars will host Bath County.
  • Prestonsburg vs. Betsy Layne
  • Phelps vs. Tolsia (WV)

In addition, Williamsburg will travel to Lynn Camp in a Class 1A District 8 match-up.

We will update this story as more canceled and rescheduled games are announced.

Monday, October 26:

The Bell County versus Harlan County football is canceled due to a positive test on Bell County’s football team.

Harlan County will play at Anderson County on October 30 at 7:30 p.m.

The Sayre vs Pineville game is canceled on Friday, October 30 according to KSR.

Whitley County and Hazard will play on Saturday, October 31 at 1 p.m. instead of Friday night. The game has already been changed on the KHSAA website.

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