Northwoods League cancels Rivets vs. Woodchucks game

Published: Jul. 31, 2020 at 4:14 PM CDT
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WAUSAU, Wis. (WSAW) - The Northwoods League has announced that the game between the Rockford Rivets and Wisconsin Woodchucks Friday has been canceled. The league announced that one of the Rockford Rivets staff members tested positive for COVID-19 in Rockford.

It really doesn’t impact any other of our other games at all. We will be traveling to La Crosse tomorrow to play the Loggers as scheduled, and we talked to the health department. We talked to all the officials and discussed what we’re doing and got their approval that we’re approaching it the right way.

Woodchucks Owner Mark Macdonald

“The positive test is located in Illinois and this person did not travel with the team into Wisconsin,” the press release said.

The release went on to say: “Those with single game tickets for tonight’s Woodchucks game can redeem those tickets for any other regular season 2020 home game based on availability.”

“There is a chance Rockford could comeback up after their quarantine,” Macdonald said. “There is only three weeks left in the season, so there is not a lot left there. It really doesn’t impact any of our other games at all.”

Friday’s game was supposed to include fireworks. Those have been canceled as well.

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