The Star-Herald

Whiteout conditions cause game postponements

The after effects of the recent snowstorm have caused some of Tuesday’s varsity sporting events to be postponed.

According to Caribou High School Athletic Director David Wakana, Caribou’s home wrestling meet against Fort Kent has been moved to Wednesday, Jan. 30, at 4 p.m. due to the whiteout conditions on roadways. Also, the Viking basketball teams’ scheduled trip to Washington Academy on Tuesday has been called off. The games will now be played Wednesday, Jan. 23. The girls will tip off at 4 p.m., followed by the boys’ game at 5:30 p.m.

SAD 20 Athletic Administrator Timothy Watt announced that Tuesday night’s boys basketball game between Hodgdon and Fort Fairfield, scheduled to be played in Fort Fairfield at 7 p.m., has been postponed. A new date has not been announced.

A Nordic ski meet at Fort Kent is still a go, according to Eric Werntgen, athletic administrator at Fort Kent Community High School. Madawaska, Ashland and the host Warriors are the participating teams for the 3 p.m. meet. Caribou, Presque Isle and MSSM are not attending.

The girls and boys basketball games at Washburn between the Beavers and Ashland Hornets are on, according to SAD 45 Athletic Director Crystal Hobbs. The girls game begins at 5:30 p.m. and the boys play at 7 p.m.

The basketball game between the Southern Aroostook and Katahdin boys is also on as scheduled.

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