The Palmer Ridge football program will have to sit out for the next two weeks due to COVID-19 protocols.
Athletic Director Lance McCorkle told News 5 Sports Wednesday night, several of the Bears players had contact with someone probable for the virus, and will now have to quarantine.
Per School District 38, CHSAA and El Paso County regulations, the program will now have to wait for the two-game safety period before returning to action.
Moving up to Class 4A this season, Palmer Ridge has dominated their 2020 campaign, currently 4-0 on the year and ranked No. 2 overall. The hope is Tom Pulford's team can return for postseason competition.
In related news, the Palmer football program will also miss the next two games due to issues related to COVID-19. Athletic Director Christina Miner confirmed the Terrors (2-2) will sit out as part of the previously mentioned protocols. While the team could look to reschedule their contests, it's unlikely with the state playoffs just two weeks away.