CHARLESTON, W.Va. -- Kanawha County schools were released one hour early due to weather on Monday afternoon, resulting in several more postponements for area high school basketball games.
All four scheduled boys games among Kanawha Valley teams were postponed, including Princeton at George Washington, Woodrow Wilson at Nitro, Capital at Spring Valley and St. Albans at Point Pleasant.
Woodrow and Nitro will make up their game on Feb. 3. The Princeton-GW game is reset for Feb. 10, while no make-up date has been determined for the other games.
On the girls side, Herbert Hoover's home tilt against Scott was postponed, as well as Capital at Lincoln County and George Washington at Princeton.
No make-up dates were known for any of those games at press time.
The Poca girls home game against Mingo Central was still scheduled to be played.
Later Monday came word of the cancellation of school today for Kanawha County as well as the majority of neighboring counties, including Boone, Jackson and Putnam.
Kanawha's policy of no games or practice when school is canceled will likely force the postponement of most if not all of games involving the county's public school teams today, barring special permission from the county's board of education.
While Putnam does not have the same policy, most neighboring counties share Kanawha's policy, which also restricts those teams from traveling to play schools in other counties.
Longtime basketball and golf coach B.J. Calabrese, now the coach for the Capital girls, said the plethora of postponements so far this season has been unlike anything he's ever seen.