Orange County rivalry football game canceled due to COVID-19 cases

Edgewater vs. Bishop Moore has been canceled

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ORANGE COUNTY, Fla. – An Orange County Friday night high school rivalry game has been canceled due to coronavirus cases.

The Edgewater High School vs. Bishop Moore Catholic High School football game will not take place on Friday, Orange County Public School officials confirmed.

From Oct. 18- Oct. 24, the Department of Health reported three Bishop Moore Catholic High School students tested positive for the coronavirus.

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According to the Bishop Moore Catholic High School athletics schedule, the next two games for Oct. 30 and Nov. 6 have been cancelled.

School officials said the Edgewater Eagles hoped to find a new opponent for the Friday night game but it was ultimately cancelled.

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