LIST: Hurricane Irma forces changes to local football games

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Posted at 4:11 PM, Sep 08, 2017
and last updated 2017-09-08 13:28:44-04

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (WTXL) - Colleges and high schools are already beginning to change game plans due to Hurricane Irma. 

Here's some of the local changes:


  • Florida State announced that their football game against University of Louisiana-Monroe has been cancelled
  • FAMU will be closed for Monday and will reopen Wednesday
  • Florida has cancelled their football game against Northern Colorado
  • Godby's game at Lake Mary has been moved to Thursday night from Friday.
  • Leon's matchup at Sandalwood (Jacksonville) has been moved to Thursday at 6 p.m.
  • Chiles at Rickards has been cancelled
  • FAMU DRS at Sneads has been cancelled
  • Maclay High School football has been cancelled this week. They will make up this game either Thursday 10/12 or Friday 10/13
  • Lincoln High vs. Palm Beach Central has been cancelled for Friday night. Game will more than likely not be made up
  • Florida High at Madison County High has been moved to Thursday night at 7:30
  • North Florida Christian at Brookwood has been cancelled
  • St. John Paul II Catholic High School has cancelled all sporting events for this weekend, Friday, and Monday, including tonight's game at Jefferson County
  • Aucilla Christian at Saint Francis Catholic football game has been cancelled
  • Wakulla County High's game at Taylor County High School has been moved to Thursday
  • Lafayette vs Chiefland has been rescheduled for Thursday at 7 p.m.
  • Hamilton County at Suwannee has been cancelled


  • Valdosta State's game this Saturday in Waycross against Fort Valley State has been moved up to 3 p.m.
  • Shiloh at Lowndes High has been cancelled and rescheduled for September 22 at 8 p.m.
  • The Valdosta High Wildcats will host the Tift County Blue Devils at 8:00 p.m. Friday at Bazemore Hyder Stadium; The cross-country team will travel to Leesburg on Saturday for the Lee County Invitational and the meet will begin at 8:30 a.m.; The varsity softball games for next Monday and next Wednesday have been canceled; the Monday game versus Berrien has been rescheduled for September 26, at 5:30 p.m. The VHS varsity softball doubleheader scheduled for Saturday, September 9, against Northside Warner Robins has been canceled.  These games will be rescheduled at a later date.  
  • Valdosta Middle School softball games scheduled for next Monday and next Tuesday have been canceled and make-up dates are still pending;the varsity volleyball games scheduled for next Tuesday at Tift County has been canceled. The make-up date for this game has been set for September 25, in Tifton at 5:00 p.m.; the middle school volleyball game scheduled for next Tuesday versus Georgia Christian has been canceled. The make-up date for this game is pending.

  • Lowndes High School game against Mt. Zion will be reschedule on October 6 at 8 p.m.