Cudahy School District announces cancellation of remaining varsity football season

Cudahy High School has canceled the remainder of its varsity football season..
Cudahy High School has canceled the remainder of its varsity football season..

Cudahy High School football canceled the final three games of its regular season, including Friday's homecoming game, according to a district press release.

The release indicated the decision was reached after discussions with head coach Eric Langman over the three days following a 64-0 loss to Whitnall that dropped the team to 0-6.

"Over the last couple of weeks of the varsity football season, we have been suffering more and more injuries to both upper and lower classmen," the release stated. "This has resulted in many of the younger and less experienced players being forced into varsity action sooner than we all had hoped and expected, which is jeopardizing the safety and health of all of the players in our program."

The junior varsity schedule will not be impacted by the cancellation.

Langman declined to comment and deferred to district administration.

Cudahy's next three scheduled opponents were Grafton, Wisconsin Lutheran and Greenfield. As of Wednesday afternoon, only Wisconsin Lutheran had found an alternate opponent for its Week 8 contest on Oct. 7, scheduling Milwaukee Academy of Science.

To replace the homecoming game, the school will hold a charity intrasquad football scrimmage at 7 p.m., with proceeds from $2 tickets going to Project Concern, as well as other festivities.

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