ROCKFORD, Mich. — A Grand Rapids-area high school is forfeiting a football game because too many players have been sick.
Rockford Superintendent Mike Shibler says the health of players is more important than playing the season opener Friday against Saline.
Two dozen players have had flu-like symptoms with vomiting and diarrhea. Shibler says he’s trying to determine if the illnesses are related to a team trip to Roscommon a few weeks ago.
No Rockford athletes outside the football team have been affected.