Hamilton football’s probation appeal approved by AIA

In an emergency listening to, the Arizona Interscholastic Association approved Hamilton football’s appeal and lifted this system’s probation.

CHANDLER, Ariz. — Editor’s word: the above video is from a earlier broadcast.

A latest probation positioned on Hamilton High School’s soccer program appeared prefer it was going to maintain them out of the 2022 playoffs. However, there’s excellent news forward for the Huskies.

Recently, the varsity appealed to the Arizona Interscholastic Association (AIA) to rescind the probation. In an AIA Executive Board meeting on Tuesday, that appeal was approved.

The program had been positioned on probation following a recruiting violation on a part of the Defensive Coordinator Tim Dougherty. He was additionally suspended for 3 video games by the time the probation was put in place.

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Dougherty’s recruiting violation comes from direct messages Dougherty despatched on Twitter to a defensive lineman from Cesar Chavez High School. Screenshots of the messages had been posted on Twitter by Cesar Chavez’s Athletic Director Lenny Doerfler earlier this summer time.

However, in accordance with AIA coverage, the varsity was allowed to appeal to the board by submitting a request to the manager board president to have an emergency listening to.

The emergency listening to was approved and held on Aug. 30. At the listening to, Hamilton football’s appeal was approved.

Although particulars concerning the determination have but to be launched, 12Sports reporter Cameron Cox sat in on the meeting and confirmed that Hamilton soccer can play within the postseason.

Hamilton’s total athletic program has been given a warning, however their formal probation was lifted, and the Huskies are eligible to play.

Right now it’s unclear how this determination will have an effect on Dougherty’s suspension.

You can discover our earlier protection on Hamilton football’s probation right here:

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