Roanoke City canceling next week’s high school sports

Not deemed safe as COVID-19 pandemic continues


ROANOKE, Va. – More high school sporting events are being canceled in Roanoke.

Roanoke City Public Schools announced on Friday that games and matches scheduled for Jan. 4 to 8 have been canceled.

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The school district cited recent outbreaks resulting from school and travel sports as the reason for the decision.

10 News previously reported on the requirements that the seven school districts in the Alleghany and Roanoke City health districts agreed upon regarding holding high school sporting events.

Click here to how each locality measures up to those metrics.