Historic Shrine Game called off

Three Blue Ponies, many from the Hi-Line were set to play for the East

 

Last updated 4/24/2020 at 7:44am

Havre Daily News/Colin Thompson

Mason Dionne, left, was one of three Havre Blue Ponies selected to play in the 2020 Montana East-West Shrine Game. Thursday night, the all-star game, set for July, became the latest sporting event to be canceled due to the coronavirus pandemic.

The 2020 Montana East-West Shrine Game is the latest sporting event to be canceled due to COVID-19.

Due to concerns about the pandemic, the executive board of the Montana East-West Shrine Game made the difficult decision to call off the 2020 Montana East-West Shrine Game scheduled for July 18. The announcement came Thursday night.

In a conference call held Wednesday, board members expressed their concerns about the COVID-19 pandemic, its influence on everyone's lives, and the impact it has made on student-athlete's preparations for the Montana Shrine Game.

The decision was also based...



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