OKEMOS, Mich. (WLNS) – Okemos High School will be sitting out the rest of the varsity football season.

The Okemos High School varsity football team will be out for the remainder of the season. Junior Varsity will still play.

“Right now we’ve had a lot of injuries and most of our roster remains juniors and sophomores with varying levels of experience. For the remainder of the year, our players will focus on acquiring skills and learning fundamentals,” the County press release said.

Instead, the district will focus on the JV level, saying it’s the “safest and … best option” to build a strong varsity program next year.

The JV schedule is given below:

Week 6 September 29 HOME v Holland 5 p.m
Week 7 Oct. 6 @ Ionia 6:00 p.m
Week 8 Oct 13 @ Leslie 6pm
Week 9 Oct. 20 HOME vs. Brother Rice 5:30 p.m

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