Grissom vs. Huntsville game cancelled due to COVID-19

Updated: Sep. 23, 2020 at 3:09 PM CDT
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HUNTSVILLE, Ala. (WAFF) - The rivalry High School football game between Huntsville and Grissom is officially cancelled.

On Wednesday, officials from Huntsville City Schools announced the Grissom vs. Huntsville game set for September 24, is cancelled.

One individual associated with the HHS football team has tested positive for COVID-19. Multiple individuals associated with the team are now in self-quarantine.

The game was originally set for an earlier date in September, but was postponed due to racially violent social media posts.

The next games for both teams are currently scheduled for Friday, Oct. 2. Grissom is set to face Austin High School. Huntsville’s next game is against Albertville High School.

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