New Prairie’s football team is the latest area high school team to be benched for coronavirus. Head Coach Casey McKim announced to the school community Thursday evening that someone in their program has tested positive. Practice Friday was cancelled and will not resume until Wednesday, August 5.
The school confirmed that a member of the coaching staff tested positive, but did not come into close contact with players. The practice hiatus, they say, is out of an abundance of caution, as suggested by the State and County Health Departments.
Michigan City athletes returned to play this week after a 10-day layoff due to a positive COVID test.