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BRIEF: Football season opener canceled

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BRIEF: Football season opener canceled
Trevor Gill tries to maintain control of the ball during a game against Los Angeles Harbor College at Pierce College's Shepard Stadium in Woodland Hills, Calif. on Nov. 2, 2019. The Brahmas won 17-2. Photo by Cecilia Parada.

Today’s football game between Pierce and Bakersfield College has been canceled.

Athletic Director Susan Armenta said in an email that because they didn’t have enough eligible players, they would do a scrimmage instead.

 “Both team coaches agreed to continue with a scrimmage to provide an opportunity for the athletes to compete, as neither team was able to scrimmage in the pre-season,” Armenta wrote.

Pierce will instead open their season next Saturday at LA Harbor College. Kickoff is scheduled for 1 p.m.