Parents of HS football players debate hiding COVID-19 test results

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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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