A day after the Starkville High School football team had to enter a mandatory 14-day quarantine because of five positive COVID-19 tests within the program, another sport at the school will have to do the same.
The Yellow Jackets’ girls basketball team has entered a 14-day quarantine because of positive COVID-19 tests, Athletic Director Greg Owen confirmed to The Dispatch on Wednesday. Owen said the situation is in the “early stages” and that players and coaches are in the process of getting tested for the virus.
The Jackets will be forced to cancel an Oct. 31 game in Tupelo and will not be able to practice or compete until the quarantine is over.
Theo DeRosa reports on Mississippi State sports for The Dispatch. Follow him on Twitter at @Theo_DeRosa.
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