McAlister banned from officiating Abilene ISD soccer games after 'racist' comments
ABILENE, Texas —
Controversial Facebook comments have gotten Abilene City Councilman Kyle McAlister kicked off the soccer field.
Abilene ISD has requested the Abilene Chapter of the Texas Association of Sports Officials (TASO) "scratch McAlister from officiating AISD soccer games."
The school district released the following statement on the matter:
"Abilene ISD has been made aware of social media posts attributed to Kyle McAlister. It is our belief that the contents of these posts do not reflect the values and mission of AISD. In light of this, the district at this time has requested that the Abilene Chapter of the Texas Association of Sports Officials (TASO) scratch Mr. McAlister from officiating AISD soccer games. This process will be conducted in accordance with Section 1204 of the University Interscholastic League (UIL) Constitution and Contest Rules."