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Football: A Yom Kippur dilemma

September 27, 2011 |  4:09 pm

Yom Kippur, the holiest day of the year for Jews, is next Friday. That's why a lot of high school football games have been switched to Thursday night.

But West Hills Chaminade, a Catholic school with more than 100 Jewish students, is set to play Sherman Oaks Notre Dame on Yom Kippur. Chaminade Coach Ed Croson said he didn't realize the game was on the Jewish holiday until a couple of parents told him and it was too late to change.

Chaminade expects to be without several players for the game.

-- Eric Sondheimer