NIAA cancels all local high school athletic events this weekend

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Updated: 8/30/2013 6:04 pm
Nevada Interscholastic Activities Association Executive Director Eddie Bonine has announced that all local outdoor NIAA-sanctioned activities have been cancelled for Friday, August 30th and Saturday, August 31st due to the poor air quality in the area. 

This applies to NIAA-sanctioned activities in the following counties: Washoe, Douglas, Carson, Lyon, Storey, Churchill, Mono (CA), and El Dorado (CA).

In a letter released on Thursday afternoon, the NIAA stated that if any NIAA-member school in the above mentioned counties are able to move their contest(s) to another county outside the areas named above - those that have an AQI of 50 or below (green range) then they may participate in their activities with the proper authorization from the school district.

***UPDATE***

Friday's NIAA HS football rescheduling: Reno vs. Douglas, 5:30pm @ Lowry HS; Dayton vs. Pershing County, 7pm in Lovelock; McQueen vs. Nevada Union, 7pm in Grass Valley (Cali); Mineral County @ Lone Pine (Cali) 7pm; Reed vs. Foothill, 7pm in Palo Cedro (Cali); Galena vs. Lassen, 7:30pm in Susanville (Cali).

Saturday's NIAA HS football rescheduling: Carson vs. Hug, 1pm @ Pershing County HS; Damonte Ranch vs. North Valleys, 1pm @ Lowry HS; Virginia City @ Eureka, 1pm.


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