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Catholic Central High School cancels football season for players’ safety

3 CATHOLIC CENTRAL HIGH SCHOOL VARSITY FOOTBALL TEAM IN BURLINGTON IS FORFEITING THE REST OF ITS GAMES BECAUSE OF TOO MANY INJURIES. THE SCHOOL MADE THE CALL TO FORGO THE LAST THREE GAMES, WHEN IT WAS TOO DANGEROUS TO PLAY WITH 7 INJURED STARTERS. ATHLETIC DIRECTOR TOM ALDRICH… WHO’S COACHED THE TEAM FOR 26 YEARS, SAYS IT WAS A TOUGH DECISION. 3 16:19:56- we were starting to have younger kids step in and we were starting to notice that they couldn’t get the job done physically and we were putting them at risk :05 TWO OF THE THREE SENIORS WERE AMONG THOSE INJURED. THE TEAM WAS MOSTLY JUNIORS, MANY NOW PLAYING JV. THEY PLAN TO PLAY AGAIN NEXT YEAR..

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