Quapaw football sidelined two weeks following positive COVID-19 test at high school

The Wildcats were scheduled to travel to Dewey on Friday, followed by a home game against Riverton on 9/11.

QUAPAW, Okla. – The Quapaw High School football team will be sidelined for two weeks following a positive COVID-19 test at Quapaw High School.

Quapaw was scheduled to hit the road to play Dewey on Friday, followed by a home game against Riverton on 9/11. As of right now, the Wildcats are next expected to hit the field on 9/25 at home against Wyandotte, after a previously scheduled bye week on 9/18.

It’s unclear whether the team will attempt to make up the missed games.

The school posted an update on Facebook Wednesday, stating:

“Quapaw Public Schools has been notified of a positive COVID case at Quapaw High School. All High School and Middle School students will be dismissed at 1:30 p.m. today. All High School and Middle School students will be going virtual instruction until September 15. Classes will resume on campus September 16.
Elementary School students will be dismissed at regular time today.
Activities will be cancelled during this time period.
Elementary School students will continue to have regular classes on campus during this time. If your child shows any COVID symptoms please contact your primary care doctor. Further information will be forthcoming.”