Hurricane Matthew: York, Chester, Lancaster closings and event changes

Staff reports

Potential severe weather from Hurricane Matthew has caused cancellations, postponements and changes in sports, school and other events in York, Chester and Lancaster counties.

Announced changes:

▪  Community band performance for Fort Mill High and Nation Ford High marching bands, with eighth-grade band students from the district, scheduled for Friday night at the Nation Ford football stadium has been canceled.

▪  Winthrop University women’s soccer game vs. Charleston Southern scheduled for Wednesday night in Rock Hill has been postponed. Winthrop University women’s soccer game scheduled for Saturday at Campbell in Buies Creek, N.C., has been moved to Friday.

▪  As of Wednesday afternoon, all other Winthrop University and York Technical College schedules for the remainder of the week remain normal, school officials said.

▪  The state swimming championships set for this weekend in Columbia have been postponed to the weekend of Oct. 14-15.

These football games have been moved to Thursday, Oct. 6:

▪  Fort Mill at Clover High, 7:30 p.m.

▪  Nation Ford at Rock Hill, 7:30 p.m.

These football games have been moved to Monday:

▪  Columbia at Chester, 7:30 p.m.

▪  Lamar at Lewisville, 7:30 p.m.

These games have been postponed and will not be played this week. Makeup dates are not yet determined:

▪  Lancaster at Richland Northeast

▪  York at Ridge View

▪  Westwood at South Pointe

If you know of an event that is postponed or canceled, email assignmentdesk@heraldonline.com.