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Arlington girls basketball team issued temporary restraining order

Updated: Mar. 7, 2021 at 8:12 AM CST
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ARLINGTON, Tenn. (WMC) - A judge has issued a temporary restraining order against the TSSAA and Arlington Community Schools on behalf of the high school girls basketball team.

The next game scheduled for Arlington is on Monday.

Earlier this week, the TSSAA placed the team on probation and ordered them to pay a fine after an assault on a coach from another team.

Related | Arlington girls’ basketball team out of TSSAA postseason, on probation after Dyer County coach ‘jumped’ after game

According to the Shelby County Sheriff’s Office, the Dyer County head girls’ basketball coach was attacked Tuesday night.

TSSAA says the school later learned several Arlington players were in the vehicle with the suspect, later identified as the son of the Arlington head coach.

Related | Dyer County coach assaulted after game by Arlington coach’s son, investigators say

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