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      Committee Rules Against Yellowjackets, Season In Jeopardy

      The Rio Grande Valley high school football landscape has been rocked by a ruling against one of its traditional powerhouse teams.

      But the question is now, Will Edcouch-Elsa have to forfeit its 2012 season?

      A parent of one Edcouch-Elsa player brought allegations against the school TMs coaching staff to the 32-4A District Executive Committee two weeks ago.

      According to the allegations, the Yellowjackets had violated the UIL's 8-hours-per-week practice rule.

      The 32-4A District executive committee found Edcouch-Elsa guilty, and as punishment, the DEC ruled the Yellowjackets should forfeit the entire 2012 season.

      Edcouch-Elsa ISD will appeal the ruling with the UIL State Executive Committee.

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