GARDEN CITY, Kan. Saturday's game between Garden City Community College and Ellsworth Community College in Garden City is moved up to 6 p.m. from its originally scheduled 1 p.m. start due to heat.
Saturday afternoon's forecast in Garden City calls for a high temperature in the low 90s with a clear, sunny sky.
The adjustment for Saturday's game comes as Garden City Community College continues to deal with the fallout of a player's heat-related death last summer.
An autopsy concluded that Braden Bradforth died from a heat stroke after practice on Aug. 1, 2018. The findings The findings came with a push from Bradforth's mother and a New Jersey congressman for an independent investigation into what happened leading up to Bradforth's death and the team's response.
Bradforth, a New Jersey native, died at a Garden City hospital Aug. 1 after a teammate found him in his dorm that night, in medical distress.
The No. 10 Broncbusters enter Saturday's game ranked No. 10 in the latest NJCAA rankings.Garden City is 1-1 on the young season.