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Knox Catholic halts football workouts after player tests positive for COVID-19

Suspension comes less than two weeks after practices began
Knoxville Catholic
Knoxville Catholic(Knoxville Catholic High School)
Published: Jul. 16, 2020 at 8:52 PM EDT
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KNOXVILLE, Tenn. (WVLT) - The Knoxville Catholic football team has suspended practices after a player recently tested positive for COVID-19.

“We’re just being proactive early on so that we can hopefully avoid a more serious outbreak at a later date,” said principal Dickie Sompayrac.

The news comes less than two weeks after the TSSAA’s dead period - barring organized activities and practices on school campuses - ended on July 5th.

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