CSS football cancels season opener due to Covid protocols

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On Friday he College of St. Scholastica (CSS) football team announced the cancellation of their season opener scheduled for Saturday.

They were set to host Sewane: the University of the South on Saturday afternoon.

According to a release by CSS the cancellation is due to Covid-19 protocols. A Sewannee release went on to say it’s due to positive coronavirus cases within the Saints’ program.

Per NCAA guidelines, the game will be considered a "no contest", and won’t be made up.

CSS will now open their season kicking off Minnesota Intercollegiate Athletic Conference (MIAC) play hosting Augsburg University on September 25th.