El Paso High postpones next two football games due to positive COVID-19 diagnosis

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EL PASO, Texas (KTSM) — El Paso High has postponed their next two football games due to a positive COVID-19 diagnosis, El Paso Independent School District confirms to KTSM on Sunday.

El Paso High was scheduled to play at Bel Air on Friday night and the 90th edition of the ‘Battle of the Claw’ was set to take place on Oct. 16 against Austin. According to the district, both games will be rescheduled to a later date yet to be determined.

The Tigers, under new head coach Ray Aguilar Jr., opened the season last Friday night with a 61-15 loss to Clint.

El Paso High is the third high school football program in El Paso to postpone or cancel games this season due to COVID-19, joining Irvin and Cathedral High School.

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