July 16, 2024

8-Man All-Star Football Games Cancelled

BELOIT, Kan. — The Kansas 8-Man All-Star Football Games scheduled for June 13 in Beloit have been cancelled due to coronavirus pandemic, the committee announced on Monday. 

Chairman David Dubbert issued the statement below following the cancellation of the games.

“Due to Covid 19 in the best interest of Public Safety, the Mitchell County Health Board and the Kansas 8 Man All Star Game Committee has officially cancelled the 2020 All Star games.  The plan is to resume the games in 2021.”

Vestal Teeter, head coach at Ingalls and the president of the Kansas Eight Man Football Association also presented this statement on behalf of the KEMFA:

“It’s with a heavy heart that we are cancelling the 8-Man All-Star Games this year.  This decision was made with the players’ best interests and safety in mind, in light of the COVID-19 pandemic.  I am very sad for all the young men that have worked so hard to earn a chance to play in the game, and we wish them all the best as they pursue their future endeavors.”