Basketball Coach Who Won 100 - 0 Now Fired

Covenant school girls basketball coach Micah Grimes, whose team beat won 100 to 0 in a shut out ball game against a team from Dallas Academy, was fired Sunday for not apologizing for the win:

Grimes, who has been criticized for letting the game get so far out of hand, made it clear in the e-mail Sunday to the newspaper that he does not agree with his school's assessment.

"In response to the statement posted on The Covenant School Web site, I do not agree with the apology or the notion that the Covenant School girls basketball team should feel embarrassed or ashamed," Grimes wrote on

"We played the game as it was meant to be played. My values and my beliefs would not allow me to run up the score on any opponent, and it will not allow me to apologize for a wide-margin victory when my girls played with honor and integrity."

Link - via J-Walk Blog

Do you think that they should've invoked the Slaughter Rule? Do you think that Coach Grimes did the right thing by letting the other team lose so badly? Or was it unsportsmanlike conduct?

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i mean some ref talked too my coach for letting my team win 58 to coach stood up too him ..and girls came too play ball..and THEY DID!..SO BACK OFF!
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ok...i play basketball for my school in jr. high., & i was reading this artical..and i agree with everyone who said this is just plain crazy!...i mean i would never let my coach get away with telling me we should let the oppents catch up!...they came their to PLAY A GAME!!!...not too make fun of themm..and be so called "unsportsmanlike"!...they came and beat them...i guess the other team should have practiced more...i mean come on!....they came their too play a game...and they did!..and they won! my eyes
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