(La Porte, IN) - The season opener in high school football between La Porte and New Prairie is still on. The game is scheduled Saturday night at New Prairie. A select number of high schools have cancelled their first games of the season to address concerns related to COVID-19.
La Porte Schools superintendent Mark Francesconi says precautions are in place to keep players and spectators safe so it’s time to see how the season unfolds. Measures like quarantining student athletes and members of the athletic department staff are also in place in case anyone tests positive for the virus.
Kick off for La Porte at New Prairie is scheduled for Saturday at 7 p.m. You can hear the game on 96.7 The Eagle.