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JCPS football to begin post-season play next week

The decision comes two weeks after the regular season was halted as Jefferson County remains in the "red" category for COVID-19 cases.

LOUISVILLE, Ky. — According to an email sent to JCPS families, football teams can resume play next week for the post-season. 

The decision comes two weeks after the regular season was halted as Jefferson County remains in the "red" category for COVID-19 cases. There were two weeks in the regular season remaining whenever that decision was made. 

Other fall sports that were in post-season play were able to play under KHSAA guidelines in the past few weeks. Now, football can begin their post-season next week, there will be no games this weekend.

Additionally, winters sports are allowed to practice in small groups. However, teams cannot use game-like simulations for practice. 

The school district will once again review data next week and make another determination about athletics next Friday. 

WHAS11's High School GameTime is in southern Indiana tonight as New Albany plays their 5A rival Jeffersonville Friday evening. 

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