FARGO, N.D. (NewsDakoa.com) – A day after the North Dakota Shrine Bowl was terminated, the 2020 North Dakota High School Coaches Association (NDHSCA)/Optimists All Star Volleyball Series was cancelled as well.

The NDHSCA and the Fargo Optimists Club’s press release stated “in light of the ever-changing conditions and events surrounding the COVID-19 pandemic and the recommendations stated by the Governor of North Dakota [we] regretfully have decided to cancel the 2020 NDHSCA/Optimists All Star Volleyball Series.”

Oakes senior and future Jamestown Jimmie Nicole Schmitz was slated as one of the athletes participating in the All Star series.

“We are deeply saddened that those chosen to play in the 2020 All Star Volleyball Series will not get their opportunity to compete,” said Optimists’ Volleyball Co-Chair Lisa Strand.”Our hearts go out to them,” added Strand.