BOONE, N.C. — The App State Mountaineers will have to wait more than two months to face the Eagles of Georgia Southern. The game originally scheduled for Wednesday, Oct. 14 will now be played Saturday, Dec. 12.
This is the second game App State has rescheduled. Just last week the university announced it was postponing it Oct. 7 game against Louisiana due to COVID-19 cases. Four coaches and 20 players were forced to quarantine That quarantine period is still ongoing. The game against Louisiana will be played either Dec. 4 or 5 in Boone.
The Sun Belt Conference announced this year's football championship will happen Saturday, Dec. 19. No time has been announced.
All of this comes as App State reports 214 students and 11 staff members are isolated with COVID-19. The university has not announced plans to to switch to remote learning.