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Crockett team cleared by UIL
Houston County Courier

By Lynda Jones
Managing Editor

The Crockett High School Bulldog football team’s dream of a state championship almost were shattered last week amid allegations of playing ineligible players in the game against Newton.On Monday, Nov. 21 an allegation about two ineligible players was filed with the Texas University Interscholastic League.On Tuesday, Nov. 22 the Crockett ISD filed results of its internal investigation with the UIL.UIL Athletic Director Dr. Mark Cousins told the Courier Wednesday morning, Nov. 23, that the UIL board found the allegation to be unfounded, based on information provided by CISD, and Crockett would play Harmony in Nacogdoches as scheduled Saturday, Nov. 26.When the Courier spoke with Superintendent Dr. Douglas Moore Wednesday, he had not been notified yet by the UIL of the ruling, but said he was pleased.According to Moore and sources in Newton, the allegation was filed by Newton Superintendent Sherrie Leach

 

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