VIDEO: Arkansas Governor says high school football stays in holding pattern

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While smaller group and non-contact high school football practice continues in Arkansas, Governor Asa Hutchinson says the state needs to get its cases of COVID-19 down before the state can consider moving the sport to the next level.

Hutchinson was asked about high school sports during Tuesday’s coronavirus news briefing and you can watch his answer below.

Teams across the state were allowed to begin voluntary workouts on June 1.

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