Texas school district investigates after players hit referee

A San Antonio School district is investigating after a football player ran into the back of a referee watching a play and another player then dove into the official after he fell. Both players were ejected from the game.
    
Northside Independent School District athletic director Stan Laing tells the San Antonio Express-News that video of the incident was "very disturbing." Laing says the district is investigating what led up to the incident Friday.
    
The team from John Jay High School in San Antonio was playing Marble Falls High School in Marble Falls, located about 86 miles north of San Antonio.
    
Before the referee was hit, two Jay players had been ejected on separate plays.
    
Marble Falls coach Matt Green says Jay coach Gary Gutierrez apologized after the game.

Related Articles

Merriam-Webster adds 250 words to its dictionary Some of the words are fun, while others are political.
Body not found for 8 months in Missouri airport parking lot A man's body sat undiscovered for eight months in his pickup truck in a Kansas City International Airport parking lot and his family wants answers.
Wish granted: 10-year-old boy fighting brain cancer tours John Deere factory A Virginia boy got his wish granted of touring the John Deere factory in Iowa.
Trump, the ‘America First’ president, goes to the UN Elected on the nationalist slogan “America first,” President Donald Trump will use his debut address to the U.N. General Assembly to argue that indivi...