In a phone interview with Middle Tennessee Youth Football Conference Commissioner, Michael Hayes, stated “the Cookeville Youth Football Team has been dismissed from the the Middle Tennessee Youth Football Conference due to practices that are detrimental to the conference.”
Hayes continued by explaining that as commissioner of the league he has no vote in the matter. The league board members, which are composed of two representatives from each team, voted 19 – 3 to dismiss the Cookeville team, according to Hayes.
Hayes also expressed his concern for the 140 young athletes this decision has affected.
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