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Schools Move Thanksgiving Football Games Due to Cold

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    More Schools Move Thanksgiving Football Games

    The cold weather is forcing more schools to move their Thanksgiving Day football games.

    (Published Wednesday, Nov. 21, 2018)

    Some Connecticut high schools are moving their Thanksgiving Day football games because of the forecast for below-freezing temperatures. 

    Abbott Tech v. MCW United

    Abbott Tech and MCW United will play Wednesday at 2 p.m.  

    Amity Regional v. North Haven

    The game between Amity Regional High School and North Haven High School has been moved to Wednesday at 6 p.m. at Vanacore Field in North Haven. 

    Bethel v. Brookfield

    Bethel and Brookfield will play Wednesday at 5 p.m. in Brookfield.

    Cromwell/Portland v. Rocky Hill

    The Cromwell/Portland v. Rocky Hill game has been moved to 6 p.m. Wednesday at Rocky Hill High School.

    East Lyme and Waterford

    The East Lyme at Waterford game has been rescheduled for 6 p.m. Wednesday. 

    Hillhouse v. Wilbur Cross

    The Hillhouse v. Wilbur Cross game will be at 6 p.m. on Wednesday.

    Norwich Free Academy v. Norwich Free Academy 

    The Norwich Free Academy v. Norwich Free Academy game is now scheduled for 6 p.m. on Wednesday.

    Notre Dame-West Haven v. Hamden

    The Notre Dame-West Haven v. Hamden will be Wednesday at 6 p.m. 

    Plainville and Farmington

    The Plainville and Farmington game has been moved to 6 p.m. Wednesday.

    Platt and Maloney

    The Platt and Maloney game has been moved to 6 p.m. at Falcon Field.

    Southington and Cheshire

    Instead of playing on Thanksgiving, the Southington and Cheshire game has been moved to 6 p.m. on Wednesday. The game will still be at the Community Turf Field at Southington High School.

    Watertown v. Torrington

    The Watertown v. Torrington game was moved to 6 p.m. Wednesday in Torrington.

    Weston v. Barlow

    Weston and Barlow will play at 5 p.m. Wednesday. 

    Temperatures will plunge into the 20s Thursday, with wind chill values that could range from -5 to -15 through the state, and this could become the coldest Thanksgiving on record. 

    This is a developing story and more games will be added as schools make decisions. 

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