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High School coach suffers serious head injuries in assault by opposing players

Discussion in 'Sports and News' started by novelist_wannabe, Oct 18, 2011.

  1. novelist_wannabe

    novelist_wannabe Well-Known Member

    http://www.ajc.com/news/high-school-coach-badly-1203243.html
     
  2. bydesign77

    bydesign77 Active Member

    I heard about this... not surprising given the schools. Hancock Central refused to pay our association's bill for baseball this year, blaming it on a change in AD. Finally, the state had to tell them, "Pay the bill, or you don't get football refs."

    They are a big rivalry, but there is absolutely NO excuse for this, whatsoever.

    This is on the heels of a ref almost being attacked by a Henry County coach two weeks ago. Police had to intervene to prevent it from happening. The ref got the call right anyway.
     
  3. KYSportsWriter

    KYSportsWriter Well-Known Member

    Sad story.

    I did, for what it's worth, find it funny that the sheriff's name is Primus.
     
  4. deskslave

    deskslave Active Member

    Sparta's a hole. An absolute hole. I think for a while it was, and may still be, the poorest place in Georgia.
     
  5. mpcincal

    mpcincal Well-Known Member

    From reading the story, is it just me, or does the possibility seem pretty low that the sheriff is going to get "to the bottom of it."?
     
  6. deskslave

    deskslave Active Member

    Contradictory statements there, no?

    Incidentally, Warren County borders Glascock County, home of the Panthers and their infamous national-record 82-game losing streak. It has been mooted in the past that the two schools merge, as has happened in several other small Georgia counties. But ... let's just say there's a distinct difference in the student bodies of the two schools, and the Glascock folks wouldn't have it.
     
  7. 93Devil

    93Devil Well-Known Member

    "Our players had nowhere to go, and felt like they had to defend themselves," said Carey.

    Really?

    This is an unbelievable mess. What really concerns me is the superintendent seemingly defending the players for almost killing the opposing coach.
     
  8. McNuggetsMan

    McNuggetsMan Member

    I think you are reading it wrong. The Warren coach was attacked. The Warren players were locked out of their locker room when the Hancock players attacked. The quote is from the superintendent who is talking about the Warren players.

    His story seems to be: Warren kids were locked out of locker room, they seemed to be stuck in a hallway or something and then Hancock players attacked. The Warren coach was injured in the brawl.
     
  9. Bob Cook

    Bob Cook Active Member

    Sheriff Primus sucks.
     
  10. 93Devil

    93Devil Well-Known Member

    If that is true, then the Hancock football team needs a vacation from the remainder of the season.
     
  11. Tarheel316

    Tarheel316 Well-Known Member

    Re: High School coach suffers serious head injuries in assault by opposing playe

    Some administrators at Hancock need to lose their jobs, too.
     
  12. deskslave

    deskslave Active Member

    Apropos of nothing at all, I think I'd rather lose a game 21-0 than 21-2, and I say that as someone who used to revel in the opportunity to put a 2 in a football line score.

    (And once got to put a 4 in one.)
     
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