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Duval County reschedules more high school football games

Jacksonville public school games moved in the interest of safety

JACKSONVILLE, Fla. – In the wake of the shooting at the Lee-Raines game, four Duval County high school football games have now been moved in the interest of safety.

As previously reported, Raines at First Coast and Lee at Westside, both scheduled for this Friday, have been moved to Saturday at 10 a.m.

News4Jax learned Thursday that Raines at Ed White game scheduled for Sept. 7 has been moved to 5:30 p.m. Thursday, Sept. 6. 

The First Coast at Ribault game scheduled for Sept. 21 has been moved to 10 a.m. the next day.

The school district moved the games based on expected high attendance.

There are no changes for games scheduled for Sept. 14 or 28 and no announcements were made for games scheduled past September.

Tammie Talley, the school district's athletic director, told News4Jax on Thursday that changes to games in the second half of the season will be released in the next couple of weeks 

When asked if there was a chance that other games anticipated to draw big crowds would not be moved, Talley said, "There will some additional adjustments."


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