By Gary Lloyd
The Alabama High School Athletic Association on Thursday released school fines and ejections statistics for the 2012-2013 school year for high schools and middle schools, and there were nine from the area.
Hewitt-Trussville had two ejections in the last school year, both for unsportsmanlike conduct in baseball and soccer. Those two fines totaled $200.
Clay-Chalkville had three ejections in the last school year, unsportsmanlike conduct penalties in a football game at Hewitt-Trussville, and two unsportsmanlike conduct penalties in a baseball game against Grissom. Those fines totaled $300.
Clay-Chalkville was also fined a total of $600 for two coaches not attending a rules clinic.
Pinson Valley had two ejections for unsportsmanlike conduct in football in last year’s game against Hayden, resulting in total fines of $200.
In December 2012, a Jeff Davis wrestler was ejected in a match against Hewitt-Trussville for unsportsmanlike conduct. That resulted in a $100 fine for Jeff Davis. In March of this year, a Huffman soccer coach was ejected in a game against Hewitt-Trussville for unsportsmanlike conduct, a $300 penalty for Huffman.
Against Hewitt-Trussville last school year, a Hoover soccer player, Gardendale soccer player and Hoover baseball player were ejected. Those three fines for those schools totaled $700.
A Gadsden City football player was ejected for unsportsmanlike conduct in last season’s game at Clay-Chalkville, resulting in a $500 fine for Gadsden City. In February, a Smiths Stations baseball player was ejected for unsportsmanlike conduct against Clay-Chalkville, resulting in a $100 fine for Smiths Station.
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