Edinburg High Football Coach And Athletic Department Placed On Probation For Player Attack On RefereeThe State Executive Committee of the University Interscholastic League publicly reprimanded Edinburg High School Head Football Coach J.J. Leija on Monday, Dec. 14, and placed him on probation for the 2021-2022 school year.
Texas Player Charged With Assault After Attacking Referee During Football GameIt was a hit that reverberated across Texas and the country after a high school football player blindsided a referee who ejected him from a game on December 3 -- now that teenager is facing criminal charges.
Texas Football Player Attacks Referee After Being Called For Foul & Ejected, ISD Pulls Team From PlayoffsFrightening moments on a Texas football field after a high school player, in full pads, charged and slammed into a referee after being ejected from the game.
Inside The Big 12 Replay Center Where All Games Under ReviewWhile fans are either booing or celebrating at college football stadiums, officials at the Big 12 Replay Operations Center in North Texas are simultaneously reviewing plays.
7 People Identified For Threatening NCCA Ref After Kentucky LossSeven people have been identified for threatening basketball referee John Higgins after an NCAA Tournament game in March.
NCAA Referee Is Target Of Death Threats After Kentucky LossReferee John Higgins of Omaha reported he received death threats after Kentucky's loss to North Carolina in the NCAA South Regional final, a Nebraska law enforcement official said Wednesday.
NFL Referees Association Gives Super Bowl Tickets To CharityThe NFL Referees Association has donated more than 20 Super Bowl tickets to charities nationwide benefiting a variety of causes.
Mavs Owner Cuban Blasts 'Ridiculous' NBA Officiating In Clippers-Nets Game Dallas Mavericks owner Mark Cuban is again expressing frustration with NBA officials, although this time his criticism has nothing to do with his own team.
Texas High School Football Coach Pleads Guilty In Player Attack On RefereeMack Breed, former assistant football coach at John Jay High School in San Antonio, pleaded guilty to the misdemeanor charge Monday in a Burnet County court.
Referees Struggle With Respect Amid Growing HostilityBy all accounts from those involved, finding and retaining referees is becoming more and more difficult. In fact, recognizing the potential shortage, many desperate state high school associations have taken lead roles in recruiting new talent to an aging workforce facing startlingly hostile conditions.
Texas High School Football Coach Denies Telling Players To Hit RefereeThe UIL also suspended the two players, a senior and a sophomore, from sports for the rest of the academic year.
Assistant Coach Accused Of Instructing Texas H.S. Referee Hit ResignsA Texas assistant football coach accused of instructing two players to hit a referee during a game has resigned, school officials said Thursday.
Texas Football Players Who Hit Ref To Remain In Alternative SchoolThe two suspended students, Michael Moreno and Victor Rojas, appeared Wednesday at separate disciplinary hearings, which were closed to the public.
Picture Of Texas H.S. Football Player Helping Ref Goes ViralA viral picture showing a true act of sportsmanship between a North Texas high school football player and an umpire has captured the hearts of many.
Texas Football Players Say Coach Told Them To Strike RefereeTwo Texas high school football players say a coach told them to strike a referee during a game because of missed calls that had hurt the team.