Clairton, McGuffey schedule Week 1 football game
Monday, July 29, 2019 | 1:11 PM
Left idle by forfeits, McGuffey and Clairton will have Week 1 football games after all.
The two teams announced Monday that they will play one another Aug. 30 at McGuffey. Kickoff is 7 p.m.
McGuffey was left without a Week 1 game when Northgate announced last week that it would forfeit the nonconference matchup. Northgate lost five players to injury in a 48-0 loss to McGuffey last season, so the school’s administration decided to forfeit this year.
Clairton faced a similar situation last year. The Bears were supposed to play Mapletown in Week 1 but Mapletown forfeited in 2018. The WPIAL wanted to avoid another forfeit this year, so it scheduled an open week for both teams.
Clairton Football will visit McGuffey on Friday 8.30.19 at 7pm to fill the open date on our schedule. ??????#GoBears
— Clairton Bears (@CCSDathletes) July 29, 2019
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