Update: South Pittsburg coach says game with Marion Co. rivals won't be rescheduled

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UPDATE (Tuesday, September 15th):

NewsChannel 9 has confirmed that despite earlier reports the big game will be rescheduled, that will now not happen this year.

That's according to South Pittsburg High School Head Football Coach Vic Grider.

We will continue to keep you posted.


Friday night's game between Marion County and South Pittsburg has been cancelled.

South Pitt tells us Marion County's coach called them to confirm that they had a positive COVID-19 case on their team.

South Pitt says a mandatory quarantine is in effect as a result of the positive case on the Warriors' team.