Adamsville football team originally denied into playoffs by Metro Youth Football League

Adamsville football team originally denied into playoffs by Metro Youth Football League


MORNING– THE METRO YOUTH FOOTBALL LEAGUE IS DEALING WITH COMPLAINTS INVOLVING THEIR TEAMS AND BEING ALLOWED IN THE PLAYOFFS. ADAMSVILLE’S 6- AND-UNDER AND 8-AND-UNDER TEAMS WERE PART OF THIS DILEMNA. CBS 42 NEWS REPORTER HILLARY SIMON SPOKE TO THE ADAMSVILLE TEAM ON WHAT HAPPENED. HILLARY? ART AND ALISSA- ADAMSVILLE TELLS ME THIS PERTAINED TO NOT PAYING A FINE ON TIME AND THEREFORE THEIR TEAMS — WHO ARE RANKED IN TOP 10 IN THE STATE — WOULDN’T BE ALLOWED IN THE PLAYOFFS. ‘ ACCORDING TO THE ADAMSVILLE YOUTH FOOTBALL PRESIDENT, HE SAYS THERE WAS AN ALTERCATION BETWEEN PARENTS AT A TEAM PARTY. THAT FIGHT RESULTED IN METRO GIVING THEM A 500 DOLLAR FINE. THEY APPEALED IT BUT WERE DENIED BUT ACCORDING TO ADAMSVILLE WHEN THEY WENT TO PAY, THEY WERE TOLD THEY WERE TOO LATE AND THE BOYS WOULDN’T BE ALLOWED IN THE PLAYOFFS. THIS HAD THE BOYS, COACHES, AND PARENTS UPSET. 37:08 its frustratting to me because you have adults that are basically holding these kids futures in their hands. the one thing we do is mentor them. we let them know its never ok. right its never ok to be mistreated. never ok to not do due process. 44:40 it shouldn’t have even gotten this far. it should have been dead and for me man coming from little league, high school, college, professional like I’ve never seen it like this. 44:53 RECENTLY, ADAMSVILLE DID GET AN EMAIL FROM THE METRO YOUTH FOOTBALL COMMISSIONERS THAT THEIR APPEAL HAS NOW BEEN PUT IN FAVOR OF ADAMSVILLE– AND THE BOYS WILL PLAY IN THE PLAYOFFS ON SATURDAY. SO THE SITUATION WITH ADAMSVILLE HAS BEEN SETTLED BUT THERE IS ANOTHER SIMILAR SITUATION GOING ON WITH ANOTHER TEAM. AND THAT TEAM TOOK THEIR CONCERNS TO CITY COUNCIL AND THE PARKS AND REC BOARD. WE’LL TALK ABOUT THAT IN THE NEXT HALF HOUR. LIVE IN BIRMINGHAM HILLARY SIMON CBS 42 NEWS LOCAL COVERAGE YOU CAN COUNT ON CBS 42 IS YOUR LOCAL ELECTION HEADQUARTERS. IT’S OFFICIAL — FORMER ALABAMA CHIEF

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