MORGANTOWN, W.Va. — As the midway point of the high school football arrives this week, 16 games have been removed from the Week 5 schedule as a result of the weekly COVID protocols map that was posted on the WVDE website Saturday afternoon.
Kanawha and Wayne counties are in the orange category, meaning that their teams can practice but not play.
Five counties are in the gold category: Fayette, Logan, Marshall, Mingo, Summers. Teams in those counties can play in-county opponents or schools from other gold counties.
Canceled games (involving teams in orange counties):
- Capital at Cabell Midland
- South Charleston at George Washington
- Huntington at Spring Valley
- Herbert Hoover at Chapmanville
- Liberty Raleigh at Wayne
- Nitro at Logan
- Poca at Sissonville
- Tolsia at Tyler Consolidated
- St. Albans at Riverside
Canceled games (involving teams in gold counties, they can reschedule):
- Mingo Central at Greenbrier East
- Tug Valley at Pike Central(KY)
- Man at Buffalo
- Midland Trail at Nicholas County
- Greenbrier West at Meadow Bridge
- Oak Hill at Pikeview
- Summers County at Independence