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Comstock High School cancels remainder of football season

Posted at 10:48 AM, Oct 14, 2021
and last updated 2021-10-14 12:46:24-04

KALAMAZOO, Mich. — Comstock High School has canceled the remainder of its football season due to a shortage of eligible players.

The school made the announcement on Facebook Thursday morning.

According to the school’s Facebook post, the last two football games of the season are canceled.

The school was supposed to host a powderpuff football game, senior night football game and an informal dance on Friday.

Now the school says senior football players, senior cheerleaders, senior band members and their parents will all be honored during the powderpuff game halftime on Friday.

The junior vs. senior powderpuff game is scheduled to kick off at 7 p.m.

The informal dance will take place after the powderpuff game.

According to a comment from Comstock High School, the team only had 14 eligible players at practice Wednesday. The led to the school deciding the team could not compete safely with the number of eligible players.