Originally written February 07, 2013 on Larry Brown Sports:
Iowa State athletic director Jamie Pollard feels passionately about more than just Cyclones athletics. He is also a father, and as we know parents can become upset at sporting events and lose control of their emotions. KCCI in Des Moines reports that Pollard was kicked out of his son’s high school basketball game on Tuesday night after making a comment to an official about a call. Pollard’s son plays for Gilbert High School, which ended up losing to Colfax-Mingo by a score of 68-55. “The official went over to the scorers bench, at that point Mr. Pollard just told the official that he thought it was a bad call,” Colfax-Mingo School District superintendent Marty Lucas explained. The official took it as maybe being called out in front of the crowd, but again, everyone I talked to said there was nothing inappropriate.  There was no foul language, not yelling — nothing like that.” Pollard reportedly said he would have been “embarrassed” to make the call that the official made. The refere...
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