Local high school football schedule hit hard by Irma

NOTE TO READERS

 

Due to delivery issues related to the impact of Hurricane Irma, the Savannah Morning News had an early deadline Tuesday and some sporting events were not completed at press time. Go to savannahnow.com/sports and Thursday’s edition of the paper for more coverage.

HIGH SCHOOLS

Football schedule

hit hard by Irma

Irma’s impact will be felt through the end of the week as high school football games have been affected by the storm.

The Savannah-Chatham County Public School System has postponed all its games this week. Thursday’s game at Garden City Stadium between Groves and Savannah High will be rescheduled on a date to be determined, as will Saturday’s matchup between Beach and Windsor Forest at Memorial Stadium.

New Hampstead’s game at Long County set for Friday has been postponed for a date to be determined.

The Islands game at Southeast Bulloch and the Jenkins/Johnson game at Memorial Stadium set for Friday each have been rescheduled for Sept. 29.

Savannah Country Day’s game scheduled for Friday at Johnson County has been rescheduled for Sept. 22.

Bryan County’s game scheduled for Friday against visiting Toombs County has been moved to Oct. 6.

Effingham County’s game with visiting Statesboro has been moved from Friday to Saturday, with kickoff set for 6 p.m.

Memorial Day’s game set for Friday at Garden City Stadium with Frederica has been canceled and will not be rescheduled.

School officials at Savannah Christian are considering moving the Raider game with Treutlen set for Friday at Pooler Stadium to Saturday, with a decision expected soon.

Calvary Day’s game with visiting Montgomery on Friday could also be moved to Saturday, with a decision expected soon.

St. Andrew’s game at Northwood set for Friday has been moved to Saturday at a time to be determined.

Bradwell is considering moving its game at Tattnall County from Friday to Saturday, with a decision coming soon.

Games that are still on for Friday as of Tuesday afternoon include Benedictine at Swainsboro; Richmond Hill at Grovetown and South Effingham at West Laurens.

— Dennis Knight

RECREATION

Aquatic center to

reopen Thursday

The Chatham County Aquatic Center will remain closed through today and reopen Thursday from 6 a.m. to 8 p.m., county officials announced Tuesday.

Swim lessons, special programs and water aerobics classes may not be available until next week.

For more information, contact the aquatic center at 912-652-6793.

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