- Associated Press - Friday, October 2, 2015

ANNVILLE, Pa. (AP) - An eastern Pennsylvania high school has moved up its homecoming football game because of the rainy weekend forecast ahead of Hurricane Joaquin.

WHTM-TV (https://bit.ly/1QPaPNV ) says the Annville-Cleona School District moved up Friday night’s game to Thursday, Their opponents, the Eastern Lebanon County School District, agreed to the change.

Unfortunately for Annville-Cleona, the visitors won Thursday’s homecoming game 40-39.

Annville-Cleona’s Athletic Director Tommy Long says player safety and other factors went into the decision to move up the game.

Several other eastern Pennsylvania schools are starting Friday night’s games a couple hours earlier, hoping to avoid the worst rain.

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Information from: WHTM-TV, https://www.whtm.com

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