LONGVIEW (KYTX) - Pine Tree Coach Derrick Hennigan will serve as the head football coach for the game against Center tonight.
According to a statement released by Director of Communications Vickie Echols, Coach Derek Fitzhenry has been placed on administrative leave. No decisions
have been made regarding the status of Coach Fitzhenry.
In an effort to dispel rumor and debunk misinformation circulating in the media, the district reiterates the following information: Because this is a personnel issue, the school district is legally and ethically bound not to provide any details. Any statements made regarding the issues from unofficial sources are speculation and rumor.
No decisions have been made regarding the status of Coach Fitzhenry. The district is looking into the issues and it will be addressed at the Board meeting on Monday, Sept. 9, 2013.