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October 23, 2017

Wrestling official accused of racist comment

By KRISTIE LINDEN

klinden@yourmvi.com

The Lil Rams Wrestling program was allowed to conduct a registration event at Ringgold High School last night after a longtime coach agreed to temporarily step away amid accusations of using racist language on social media.

According to a letter written by Ringgold Superintendent Dr. Karen Polkabla, it was brought to the district’s attention that coach Doug Conroy “made inappropriate and racist comments regarding Ringgold students. Such conduct cannot and will not be tolerated.”

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