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DOUGLASS COACH FIRED!


Dismissal Stems from ’14 State Playoffs Decision

A Ruling Led to Loss By Trojans

By JOHN W. SIMM

The head football coach at Douglass High School has been fired. Head Coach Willis Alexander last coached the Trojans during the 2016 season and also taught students with learning disabilities at the school. In 2015, he missed spring practice and the first four games of the season as punishment for cursing officials during and after the Trojans’ controversial loss to Locust Grove High School in the 2014 Class 3A playoffs. He was fired on Nov. 7, more than two months after the Oklahoma Board of Education suspended his teaching certificate. “The State board and the Oklahoma Department of ...

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