Parents brawl at Ga. Little League game

Saturday, July 7, 2012 9:45 AM
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COLUMBUS, Ga. -- An altercation after a Little League game Friday night got two people cited for disorderly conduct after police had to be called.

Two adults in handcuffs with policeman.  Joe Paul/ Columbus Ledger-Enquirer -- Georgia Newspaper Partnership
Joe Paul/ Columbus Ledger-Enquirer -- Georgia Newspaper Partnership
Two adults in handcuffs with policeman.

The Columbus Ledger-Enquirer reports that moments after Northern beat Harris County in the 12-year-old championship game, a fight erupted beyond the centerfield fence.

Columbus Police Lt. Mark D. Starling called it “a heat of the moment thing.”

Starling did not release the names of the two adults who were cited nor was he sure which team they were supporting.

“Because of the nature of this and it was around kids, we didn’t want to take anyone to jail, but we felt like we needed to do something,” Starling said.

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MVC74
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MVC74 07/07/12 - 10:50 am
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What Kinda Parents Do That?

Wow, I Mentor, Coach Plus Have Kids! What Kind Of Parenting And Example Are They Setting For Kids???? Must Of Been Drunk!!! <-- Typical

justthefacts
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justthefacts 07/07/12 - 10:57 am
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Brawl?

Some brawl....LOL

OhWell
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OhWell 07/07/12 - 12:48 pm
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And people wonder why young

And people wonder why young people turn out the way they do? Look at the examples they have to live by.

KSL
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KSL 07/07/12 - 03:47 pm
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Jail is exactley where they

Jail is exactley where they should have gone.

KSL
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KSL 07/07/12 - 05:29 pm
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Got to show the kids.

Somebody needs to show the kid how to act.

kiwiinamerica
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kiwiinamerica 07/07/12 - 05:55 pm
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One for the scrapbook!
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That picture is a real keeper. Some lucky little league kids are going to be able to download that picture and paste it in their scrapbook. "Mommy in 'cuffs after the championship game!" "Uncle Bubba arrested after the Little League game."

This doesn't surprise me at all. These are the same sort of parents who show up at school wanting to nail the principal when he/she disciplines their kids.

Smile for the camera, folks! You've just won the "Parent of the Month" award!

itsanotherday1
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itsanotherday1 07/08/12 - 01:38 am
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Nothing new

Twenty years ago I knew of a couple who were banned from ColCo recreation league because of their shenanigans on the soccer field with officials. They didn't like the calls affecting their darling, so they went on the field to challenge the officials (older kids themselves). This is but one case I've seen of ColCo parents acting like jerks at their kids' games.
Crass knows no bounds....

Beachgal
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Beachgal 07/08/12 - 07:16 am
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1gravity
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1gravity 07/09/12 - 02:56 pm
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Standing Up to Bullies Is Verboten

Augusta Journal readers may find out from other news sources that the physical part of the altercation started when one party, neither of the persons shown in handcuffs, threatened to "f*** up" the other, a quaint slang for inflict grievous physical injury upon. In today's America, that probably includes repeated kicking in the head once down. The fight actually started when the person threatened reportedly responded, "Here I am."

Even though we hear a lot about men standing up for themselves, and how men are supposed to resist bullying, the real expectation in the courts, and in feminized society, is that one should acquiesce in bullying to maintain the peace. Actually, the guy in handcuffs set the best example of all for the children present: he stood up to a bully.

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