High School Sports

Watch as light pole falls during high school soccer game, injures referee and player


During a high school boys soccer game on March 9 in Clarksville, Arkansas, strong winds caused a light pole to fall on the field and injure a player and referee.

According to Clarksville Activity Director Michael Banning in a story with 5NEWS, the referee suffered a fractured tibia and fibula while the student has “superficial wounds to the head and legs.”

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Born and raised in Hawaii, Brian Gosset graduated from Northern Arizona University with a degree in journalism before coming to Texas in 2014. He’s covered high school sports — yes, pretty much every high school sport — for the Star-Telegram ever since.