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UIL State Executive Committee Meeting Results

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Date: Feb 16, 2012
Category: State Executive Committee


FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

AUSTIN, TX— The State Executive Committee of the University Interscholastic League issued penalties to schools and coaches for violations of UIL rules and handed down a decision on the eligibility of a student-athlete and on Thursday.

The Beaumont Ozen High School football program was issued a public reprimand and placed on probation for two years for a football altercation. Beaumont Ozen head football coach Jeff Nelson was also issued a public reprimand and placed on probation for two years. 

The La Marque High School football program was issued a public reprimand and placed on probation for two years for a football altercation. Additionally, all sports programs at La Marque High School were issued a public reprimand and placed on probation until the end of the 2013-14 school year for a basketball altercation.

A student-athlete from Kennedale High School was denied their appeal for varsity eligibility upholding the previous ruling of the District 8-3A Executive Committee. After hearing testimony from all interested parties, it was ruled that the student-athlete changed schools for athletic reasons.

In other action, Wolfe City High School was issued a public reprimand and placed on probation for one year for violation of Section 1210, UIL Anabolic Steroid Testing Program.

Cushing Middle School coach James Moore was issued a public reprimand and placed on probation for one year for violation of Section 1208(j), ejection from a contest.

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