UPDATE: Falkner-Walnut game has been postponed

WALNUT – The Tippah County clash between Falkner High School and Walnut High School, better known as the Joe Bowl, scheduled for Thursday night has been postponed after three cases of the Swine Flu were confirmed at Falkner.

Falkner Eagle coach Nickey Nance said he doesn’t have any confirmed cases on his team, but as of today, he has nine players out with flu-like symptoms, leaving 16 healthy players.

Walnut coach Timmy Moore said that he has talked with Nance by phone all week about the situation, after the flu-like symptoms began to surface at Falkner, Monday.

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