Appalachian State postpones Louisiana-Lafayette game due to positive tests
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Appalachian State has postponed next week's football game against Louisiana-Lafayette due to positive COVID-19 tests and contact tracing.

The school announced the move Thursday, six days before the teams were set to meet in Sun Belt Conference play in Boone, North Carolina. The game will be rescheduled for either Dec. 4 or 5.

The school said "all active cases" are recovering in isolation, while close contacts identified through contact tracing must quarantine.

Appalachian State is scheduled to play again Oct. 14 at Georgia State in the second of two straight Wednesday games. That game is unaffected as of now.

In a statement, Appalachian State athletics director Doug Gillins says the health and safety of athletes and university community members must take priority, adding: "While we share in the disappointment of everyone who has worked hard to prepare for this football game, we have known there will be challenges to maintaining the athletics calendar."

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