Geese, their waste, invade Pennsylvania football field

By The Associated Press | Posted - Aug. 24, 2015 at 7:41 a.m.



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NANTY GLO, Pa. (AP) — A western Pennsylvania high school football team had to move its scrimmage after geese — and the waste they leave behind — invaded its stadium.

WJAC-TV (http://bit.ly/1NvYq3l ) reports that Blacklick Valley High School moved Saturday's scrimmage to a practice field by the school after the game field in Nanty Glo was deemed off-limits.

The field is owned by the borough 65 miles east of Pittsburgh and its recreation authority, but the school district will pay to have the goose waste removed.

Blacklick Valley Superintendent John Mastillo hopes workers will have the field cleaned up in time for the team's home opener in a couple of weeks.

Mastillo says about 65 geese have taken over the field and may have been drawn by people feeding the birds.

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Information from: WJAC-TV, http://www.wjactv.com

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