Fall sports canceled for Calhoun Co. schools

Fall sports canceled for Calhoun Co. schools
Calhoun County (Source: WALB)

MORGAN, Ga. (WALB) - All fall sports for Calhoun County public schools have been canceled, according to Athletic Director Marcus Shaw.

Shaw said this includes football and softball.

BREAKING: Calhoun Co. has canceled its fall sports due to COVID-19 concerns. They're looking at possibilitilies to play in the spring.

Posted by Paige Dauer WALB on Thursday, August 13, 2020

The decision was made “out of concern for the health and safety of their players and coaches” amid the COVID-19 pandemic, Shaw said.

The programs are looking at options to play in the spring.

“The cancellation of fall ports was not an easy decision, considering the hard work and dedication displayed by our student/athletes over the past several months in efforts of preparing for a season. However, the health and safety of our student/athletes, coaches and staff must remain our top priority throughout this COVID-19 pandemic. Therefore, the potential risk associated with COVID-19 within the fall sports seasons are risk that we are unwilling to take,” Shaw said.

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