UPDATE: Waterloo West Homecoming Football Game Back On
Waterloo West High School's Homecoming football game will be played Friday night after all.
About two hours after the Wahawks' scheduled varsity contest against Linn-Mar was canceled due to a quarantine order involving the team from Marion, Waterloo School officials issued a second news release that reversed the earlier announcement. Instead of playing the Lions, West will now host Anamosa -- a Class 2A program -- at Memorial Stadium in Waterloo.
The varsity game between the Blue Raiders (1-1) and Wahawks (1-1) will begin around 8 PM. Kick-off will be approximately 30 minutes after the sophomore game against Linn-Mar ends. The sophomore game is set to start at 5:30 PM.
In the second press release, Waterloo School officials said West's Homecoming festivities will take place at halftime of the sophomore game. All previously announced COVID-19 restrictions concerning admittance vouchers, remain in place (see original story).
Fans entering Memorial Stadium must wear a mask at all times during the games, unless eating or drinking at their seat. Social distancing will also be required in the stands and throughout the facility.