Olathe, Shawnee Mission football games canceled due to COVID-19 concerns

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Posted at 1:20 PM, Oct 09, 2020
and last updated 2020-10-09 14:20:17-04

KANSAS CITY, Mo. — Two Olathe high school football games against two Shawnee Mission high schools were canceled on Friday due to COVID-19 concerns an Olathe School district spokesperson confirmed to 41 Action News.

Olathe South was scheduled to play Shawnee Mission South and Olathe Northwest was scheduled to play Shawnee Mission Norhwest.

"The schools involved will be communicating with their student athletes and parents any quarantine restrictions or other guidance as we work through these exposures with the Johnson County Department of Health and Environment," the spokesperson said in an email.

John Johnson, the Athletic Director for the Shawnee Mission School district tweeted Shawnee Mission South would now be playing Shawnee Mission Northwest on Friday.

This is a developing story we will update it as we receive more information.

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