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WSU cancels athletic competitions through May 8 due to COVID-19

The spring football schedule will be put on hold at least by a few days with organized team activities being postponed as well.

PULLMAN, Wash. — Washington State University has canceled all athleticcompetition through the end of the academic year, which is May 8, 2020.

The school has also suspended all organized team activities for all varsity sports until at least April 2, 2020.

The football team has a lot of eyes on it through spring time. The first spring practice was supposed to take place on March 27, so spring football will be postponed by at least a few days.

The spring football game is scheduled for April 25, 2020. Barring any other postponements, it is scheduled as usual. However, in a press release from the university, nothing is certain past April 2.

"Due to the rapidly changing environment surrounding the COVID-19 outbreak, WSU athletics has not made any decisions regarding organized team activities beyond April 2," the release reads.

Three Spokane County residents have tested positive for the 2019 novel coronavirus (COVID-19), health officials announced on Saturday. 

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