SOURCE: Pine Tree football coach suspended for allegedly pushing student

Thursday, September 5, 2013 - 10:57am

According to a source, Pine Tree Head Football Coach and Athletic Director, Derek Fitzhenry, has been suspended until further notice.

Action is being taken against Fitzhenry for allegedly pushing a student after Pine Tree's win over Van, Friday night, in Longview.

Fitzhenry was not at the Pirates' football practice, Wednesday.

Pine Tree ISD provided FOX51 with the following statement regarding the incident:

Because this is a personnel issue, the school district is legally and ethically bound not to provide details. The district is, however looking into the issue and it will be addressed at the next regular School Board meeting on Monday, September 9th.

Details are limited, but FOX51 will update information as it becomes available.



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