Prep football: Moorhead Spuds' game with Bemidji canceled | INFORUM

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The Moorhead Spuds' home football game against Bemidji scheduled for 7 p.m. Friday, Sept. 17, has been canceled and the Spuds are making contacts throughout the region to find a replacement opponent.

A reason for the cancelation has not been announced.

"One team's not available to play, that's all I'll say," said Dean Haugo, Moorhead Activities Director.

Haugo said Moorhead is seeking a replacement opponent and has reached out to schools in Minnesota, North Dakota and South Dakota but "no luck so far."

"We know it's an extreme long shot," he said.

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During last year's prep football season, the likelihood of finding a replacement opponent would have been greater. That's not the case this year, Haugo said.

"Situations have changed, circumstances have changed," Haugo said, adding that he's heard of only a few game cancelations this season. "It's a very different environment ... Things are out of our control so we're moving on."

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