DANDRIDGE, Tenn. (AP) — The parent of a middle school wrestler won’t go to jail for head-butting a referee, but he’s been sentenced to umpiring the upcoming Little League baseball season.
That sentence was given to 40-year-old Bobby Glenn Williams of White Pine on Friday.
The Knoxville News Sentinel reported Williams pleaded guilty in Dandridge to simple assault and apologized for his outburst during a match between Maury Middle School and Jefferson Middle School on Tuesday night, but said he didn’t head-butt the ref. He said his cap struck the official’s head.
Bryce Andrew Dickerson also entered a guilty plea, to disorderly conduct for arguing with police. He was sentenced to time served.
Both are barred from attending wrestling matches for a year.comments powered by Disqus