Texas High School Football Game Cut Short After Coach Gets Seriously Injured
The game between Malakoff and Scurry-Roser was stopped with just six minutes remaining after a coach suffered serious injuries.
According to KLTV, Scurry-Rosser assistant coach Mark Batchel was accidentally hit on the sidelines by a player who was tackled and went out of bounds.
The report says he hit his head on a concrete curb and has multiple brain injuries and skull fractures. A helicopter was called in to air lift Batchel to the Baylor Medical Center in Dallas.
The players later gathered for a prayer vigil on the field.
Bachtel has been coaching for 40 years.