Many high school football games rescheduled due to safety concerns

Many high school football games rescheduled due to safety concerns
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well Friday Night Lights may soon be a thing of the past for some schools in Duval County school district moving forward with plans to reschedule a dozen football games because of Friday’s deadly shooting outside rains so overnight our news for Jax sports team confirmed the first of those changes news for Jax reporter Jennifer Reddy is joining us now live this morning and Jennifer this decision will affect thousands of students and their families that’s absolutely right this is a decision that’s gonna impact not only students but also players the school says that they made this decision based on safety following Friday night’s shooting more than a dozen games will be changed to Thursday or Friday nights at 5:30 or Saturday mornings at 10:00 a.m. days after shots were fired after a football game between reigns and Lee high school Duval County school officials are taking extra measures to reduce the chance of violence at future games new superintendent dr. Diana green announced that big games expected to draw large crowds while we moved to be played during the daylight for games that have large attendance crowds we will be moving those games to either Saturday morning or to a 5:30 start time on Thursday or Friday we’ve identified about a dozen games over the season that we will be moving beginning this weekend the first games to be rescheduled our Lea at Westside and reigns at First Coast both games are moved to 10 o’clock Saturday morning news for Jax sports analyst Mark Brunell is also the head football coach at Episcopal he says he lets his play a rest on Saturdays some of these teams won’t have that option he says it could also affect college recruits if you’re getting recruited by Auburn or Alabama a lot of guys take advantage of that get invited to games but on the road you know going through the recruiting process it would affect that somewhat but it would be an adjustment but for the most part I think I think I think schools would be just fine as I mentioned two games have already been moved we are expecting to learn about more scheduled moves later this week Jennifer ready channel 4 the local station

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