How Jackson water crisis is impacting high school, college sports

62 views – Mississippi Clarion Ledger – 2022-08-30 17:06:39

Jackson is moving forward with the majority of its athletics schedule amid a state of emergency as a result of the city’s water crisis.

JPS football games and other outdoor competitions will commence as scheduled, JPS Athletics Executive Director Daryl Jones told the Clarion Ledger on Tuesday, but volleyball matches, which are held indoors, will only be played at sites that haven’t been impacted. Volleyball games between JPS teams will be rescheduled later in the season, Jones said.

The schedule adjustments come after Gov. Tate Reeves declared a state of emergency Monday…

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