UIL: Disqualified Student Didn't Make Religious Gesture

Updated May 6, 1:20 p.m. 

The University Interscholastic League has determined that a student's disqualification from a track meet had everything to do with the athlete's disrespectful behavior and nothing to do with his religious beliefs, according to a statement released Monday. 

The results of the UIL investigation follow Gov. Rick Perry's Friday request for a deeper review, after hearing that the athlete's father believed his son had made a religious gesture. 

According to the UIL's statement, even the athlete's father now concedes that his son was not making ...

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