Report: Riverview/Bald Knob football games canceled due to COVID-19

Report: Riverview/Bald Knob football games canceled due to COVID-19
The Riverview/Bald Knob junior high and high school football games scheduled for this week have been canceled due to COVID-19, according to published reports. (Source: WAVE 3 News)

BALD KNOB, Ark. (KAIT) - The Riverview/Bald Knob junior high and high school football games scheduled for this week have been canceled due to COVID-19, according to published reports.

Jeremy Muck with the Arkansas Democrat-Gazette reported that Bald Knob canceled the game out of caution due to a student, who is not in football testing positive for the virus.

The Riverview School District posted on its Facebook page that the games, which included a junior high game Thursday and a high school game Friday, were canceled.

Both Jr and Sr football games this week vs Bald Knob have been cancelled. We will continue to update the school website if there are any changes as quickly as we can.

Posted by Riverview School District on Wednesday, September 9, 2020

The game is the second one Wednesday to be canceled.

Walnut Ridge school officials announced Wednesday that their game against East Poinsett County was canceled due to positive COVID-19 cases.

Region 8 News will have more details as they become available.

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