UPDATE: The Pointe Coupee Parish School District has canceled Friday night’s game against Port Barre.

LIVONIA, La. (BRPROUD) – Livonia High School has closed off Friday night’s football game to the public after two fights broke out this week.

The high school announced Friday afternoon that the varsity football game against Port Barre will go on as scheduled, but will only allow coaches, emergency services, law enforcement, and other essential personnel in the facility. Student-athletes will be taken home by school officials.

Pointe Coupee Parish School Board spirit teams or spectators are not allowed on the premises.

Tickets purchased in advance will be refunded to the credit cards on file.

A fight broke out in the parking lot Wednesday and two students allegedly beat another student in a classroom Thursday. One of the students went to the hospital. The Pointe Coupee Sheriff’s Office is investigating both fights as separate incidents.

The school board closed the school for the rest of this week and will re-open on Tuesday, Sept. 6.