Local schools work to keep student-athletes safe during heat wave

Local schools work to keep student-athletes safe during heat wave

BURKE COUNTY, N.C. — The soaring temperatures and high humidity have high schools across the foothills taking precautions this evening.

Schools in Burke, Catawba and Caldwell counties have already changed practice times for football and soccer games.

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>> In the video at the top of this page, Channel 9’s Dave Faherty found out how coaches and athletic trainers are keeping students safe in this heat wave.