Three Smithville Football Players Test COVID-19 Positive


SMITHVILLE, Miss. (WCBI) — While public schools are finally allowed to officially kick-off the high school football season Friday September 4th, the Smithville Seminoles will have to wait a few more weeks.

After three players on the Smithville football team tested positive for Covid-19, the Seminoles are undergoing a mandatory two-week quarantine for the entire team.

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“It’s not what we want but we still have a long season of football left to play,” said head coach Chad Collums.

Smithville will now officially begin the 2020 season against Biggersville on September 18th.