To say the COVID-19 pandemic is causing challenges for high schools around the nation is a severe understatement. The latest in COVID-related high school football announcements come out of Rapid City as Rapid City Central cancels all football practices this week along with the scheduled Friday, October 9 game against the Sioux Falls Rosevelt Rough Riders.

Newscenter1 is reporting that in the past two days four people that are part of the R.C. Central football team have tested positive for COVID-19.

The CDC reminds us Symptoms of COVID-19 may appear 2-14 days after exposure to the virus and symptoms include:

  • Fever or chills
  • Cough
  • Shortness of breath or difficulty breathing
  • Fatigue
  • Muscle or body aches
  • Headache
  • New loss of taste or smell
  • Sore throat
  • Congestion or runny nose
  • Nausea or vomiting
  • Diarrhea
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