The dreams of athletes in Sulphur Springs and surrounding areas will have to be put on hold at least until after May 11.
Some may have competed in their last event of the year.
Due to an outbreak of swine flu in the state the University Interscholastic League has halted all scheduled sporting events until after May 11.
Among events cancelled include the regional track meets which were originally scheduled for May 1-2.
For Sulphur Springs, three athletes were scheduled to compete in Denton at the Region II meet.
Other schools also had athletes already making plans to compete
the list of those now staying home this weekend, instead of going to regional track competition includes:
Como-Pickton — 11.
Cumby — 6.
Sulphur Bluff — 3.
North Hopkins — 2.
Miller Grove — 1.
Yantis — 2.