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UIL strips state championship titles from Dallas school

Austin, Texas - A Dallas school is being stripped of its two Class 3A state basketball titles because of an ineligible player.

The University Interscholastic League announced the district has forfeited Madison High School's 2013 and 2014 boys' titles.

The runner-up, Yates High School in Houston, will be named the state champion.Dallas authorities also found Wilmer-Hutchins High School used an ineligible player.

The UIL says the school will forfeit all games in which the student played last season.

This announcement follows the June firings of more than a dozen Dallas coaches and other district employees for falsifying student residency documents.

Source: Associated Press
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