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There’s nothing like the sights and sounds of Friday night football in Texas.
But like everything else in our state, the coronavirus pandemic has put the future of high school athletics this fall in jeopardy.
“I can’t remember in all my years of doing high school football, and that takes me all the way back to when I was 16 years old, first of all, the high school football season has never been delayed and now being being delayed due to a virus,” said KSAT Sports Director Greg Simmons.
Coaches are normally preparing for August camps to begin, but those practices will have to wait for the larger school classifications in Bexar County and across the state.