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PHOENIX – Some parents debated whether to hide their kids’ COVID-19 test results last week after at least two Phoenix-area high schools canceled football games because students tested positive.

In the Cave Creek Unified School District, at least 100 students from Cactus Shadows High School were in quarantine this week after students began testing positive for COVID-19, according to a district spokeswoman. 

Cactus Shadows canceled its first two junior varsity and varsity football games of the season, and six students had tested positive after the district returned to in-person classes on Sept. 8. The district would not confirm how many of the cases were student athletes. 

The Scottsdale Unified School District announced last week that a member of Chaparral High School’s varsity football team had tested positive and that the school’s first two junior varsity and

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Humble ISD prepares volleyball, football events to bring awareness to breast cancer in October

With breast cancer awareness month beginning in October, the Humble ISD athletics department will do their part in the fight to bring awareness to the battle against the deadly disease.

Across the district, several sports will hold special games dedicated to cancer survivors, people fighting cancer and the people that have been lost.

Volleyball teams throughout the month of October will have matches raising money and awareness for breast cancer. Humble ISD has donated all proceeds in the past to the American Cancer Society.


Kingwood Park’s famous Dig Pink at the Park game will be back to raise money for breast cancer on Oct. 20 against Porter at 6:30 p.m.

Schools will hold raffles during volleyball matches to raises money and schools will also make T-shirts as well to donate to charities.

During volleyball matches players will

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England Women must improve to reach USA fitness levels, Dawn Scott tells The Women’s Football Show | Football News

England Women’s physical performance manager Dawn Scott has warned them they must improve their fitness drastically if they are to reach the same level as their USA counterparts.

South Shields-born Scott was employed by the FA and used to work under Hope Powell when she was in charge of the England Women’s team.

Scott subsequently made the switch to join the USA Women’s backroom staff in 2010 but, after playing her part in helping them to claim consecutive World Cups in 2015 and 2019, she returned to her native country’s national team set-up last year.

She is now tasked with preparing England for the 2021 European Championships on home soil but – in an exclusive interview with The Women’s Football Show – she gave some indication of how hard England will have to work if they are to improve.

“The fitness results from the US team are just engrained in

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Clark Football Team Quarantined After Contact With Positive Cases

CLARK, NJ — Clark’s high school football team is being quarantined after playing in scrimmages against the Scotch Plains-Fanwood team who has reported two positive coronavirus cases, Clark Superintendent Ed Grande said.

The Arthur L. Johnson High School football team played against Scotch Plains-Fanwood team this past Thursday and discovered the cases afterward.

A Clark school district employee also has tested positive for COVID-19. The parents of students and staff members who may have been in close contact with this employee have already been contacted, Grande said in a letter on Monday night.

“Please know that we are not at liberty to share any additional information due to HIPAA guidelines,” Grande said.

The district is currently cleaning and disinfecting all exposed areas.

“The school is also taking precautions to prevent the introduction and spread of viruses and other germs and is cleaning frequently touched surfaces daily,” Grande said.

Scotch Plains-Fanwood

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