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Fort Valley State game against Valdosta State canceled because of Hurricane Irma

Fort Valley State head coach Kevin Porter’s Wildcats face Valdosta State on Saturday.
Fort Valley State head coach Kevin Porter’s Wildcats face Valdosta State on Saturday. jvorhees@macon.com

The Fort Valley State Wildcats’ season opener didn’t go the way they wanted.

They are going to have to wait awhile to get back on the field and get their season going in the right direction.

The Wildcats lost their season opener 34-9 to West Georgia on Aug. 31. Fort Valley State’s game against Valdosta State scheduled for Saturday in Waycross has been canceled because of Hurricane Irma.

The Wildcats return to the field against Miles at home Sept. 16.

Saturday’s games in the state are Georgia Southern versus New Hampshire in Birmingham, Albany State versus Tuskegee in Phenix City, Alabama, Savannah State at Appalachian State, Miles at West Georgia, Shorter at Tusculum and Tennessee Tech at Kennesaw State.

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