Reality TV World People News   Ratings News   Scheduling News   Application News   Spoiler News
Show Updates   Features & Interviews   Image Gallery   Message Boards   Shows Listing


Officials find no fault with boxing kids

UPI News Service, 03/18/2009 

Officials in South Dakota's Brown County say a boxing match between two fifth-graders at a fight night event was completely legal.

Brown County State's Attorney Kimberly Dorsett said she was contacted after the event at Odde Ice Arena by an official at O.M. Tiffany School and other locals who were concerned after the fight night event featured a match between two fifth-graders, the Aberdeen (S.C.) American News reported Wednesday.

Dorsett told the county commission Tuesday that the sheriff's office investigated the complaints and learned from the promoter of the event that it had been officially sanctioned and the children were experienced boxers with protective equipment and paperwork signed by their parents.

The state's attorney said there was nothing illegal or improper about the event, but commissioners had the option of passing an ordinance to govern such fights or ban the promoter.

However, commissioners did not express any desire to interfere.

"It wasn't just two kids picked out of the crowd and thrown in the boxing ring," Commissioner Duane Sutton said.

Reality TV World now offers Facebook Comments on our stories. To post a comment, log into Facebook and then 'Add' your comment. To report spam or abuse, click the 'X' in the upper right corner of the comment box.

Get more Reality TV World! Follow us on Twitter, like us on Facebook or add our RSS feed.

Copyright 2009 by United Press International

Take Our User Survey

Page generated Mon May 30, 2016 11:18 am in 0.68644714355469 seconds

About Reality TV World   •   Advertise on Reality TV World  •   Contact Reality TV World  •   Privacy Policy   •   RSS Feed

Page read in 0.029307842254639 seconds