Sulphur Springs ISD released the following statement at 6 p.m. Thursday, Oct. 8, regarding the Oct. 9 SSHS varsity football game being canceled:
It is with tremendous regret to inform you that our varsity SSHS football game scheduled for tomorrow, October 9, 2020, has been canceled. Our decision, a close collaboration with our Local Health Authority as well as officials with the Texas Department of State Health Services, was made to serve the health and best interest of our students and community. This decision only affects our varsity game. Sub-varsity games are currently proceeding as originally scheduled. The District will soon provide additional details about future varsity games.
Homecoming activities scheduled for this evening, October 7, 2020 at 8:00 PM, at Prim Stadium are continuing as planned.
Full refunds for tickets purchased for tomorrow night’s game will be provided. More details will soon follow.