REGION- A blockbuster snowstorm is about to wallop the Nashoba Valley. In preparation for the storm, all local schools have canceled sporting events scheduled for Friday night.

Ayer-Shirley's boys' and girls' basketball games with Maynard will be played tonight at. at their regularly scheduled venues. Groton-Dunstable will play Westboro tonight. The Lady Crusaders will also play tonight in Westboro.

Saturday's Ayer-Shirley basketball double header with Parker Charter, as of this afternoon has been pushed to Sunday starting with the girls game at 4 p.m, and the boys to follow. The games will be held inside the Ayer-Shirley Middle School gymnasium.

North Middlesex at. Shrewsbury boys' basketball has been pushed to Sunday at 4 p.m.

As of 3 p.m. Thursday afternoon, North Middlesex vs. Nashoba Valley Tech ice hockey is still on at the allotted 7:40 p.m. Saturday face-off at the Wallace Civic Center in Fitchburg.

Stay tuned to the Nashoba Publishing Sports Facebook page for updates on any schedule changes involving all the local high school sports teams., and follow Ed on Twitter @EdNiser. Stay safe everyone.