Heritage High School to resume sports this week

Generic: Heritage High School Newport News
Posted at 8:45 PM, Oct 05, 2021

NEWPORT NEWS, VA (WTKR)- Heritage High School will resume athletics this week, with the support of a crisis team.

The announcement was made as part of a presentation during a school board meeting on Tuesday night. A school spokesperson tells News 3 that the athletic director will work with coaches to determine which day individual teams would return. The resumption of other extracurricular activities has yet to be finalized.

Heritage cancelled all practices and games until further notice following the shooting at the high school on September 20.

This Thursday's scheduled varsity football game against Menchville has been postponed, marking the third contest called off for the Hurricanes. Their next scheduled game is Friday, October 15, when they're slated to host Warwick.

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