Injury-riddled Newport forfeits varsity football game
Newport High School has announced the forfeiture of Friday night’s Class 4A home football game against Cascade due to safety concerns over a lack of players. “It is with regret that Newport High School must announce that the Varsity Football game between Newport and Cascade scheduled for this upcoming Friday has been canceled,” Newport Principal Joe Zagel and Athletic Director Wayne Spencer said jointly in an emailed news release. “Newport will forfeit the contest to Cascade.”
Mounting injuries has left the team with too few players to safely field a representative team at the varsity level, the statement said.
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