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'Concerning' online messages force postponement of Ken-West vs. McKinley football games

Varsity game tonight and JV match tomorrow put off out of an abundance of caution.
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BUFFALO, N.Y. — The varsity football game tonight between the Kenmore West Blue Devils and McKinley High School has been postponed.  Saturday's JV contest has also been postponed.

A message on the Ken-Ton schools website says 'concerning' messages posted online regarding threats of violence are behind the decision made by both schools.

Although the threats have not been corroborated, the games will not be held out of an abundance of caution.

Police are working to investigate the messages. No new dates have been scheduled at this time for either game.

Due to reports of concerning messages posted online regarding the po... tential for violence at the Kenmore West High School varsity football game against McKinley High School which is scheduled to take place today (Friday, Sept.

A spokesperson with the Buffalo School District said in a statement, "Ken West canceled tonight's game against Mckinley. We are waiting on a credible reason as to why. They have also canceled tomorrow's JV game."