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September 3, 2013

Meeting set after Cullman post-game coaches' brawl

— JASPER, Ala. (AP) — School officials have named an interim head football coach at Walker High School following a postgame fight that was captured on video.

Two coaches from Walker and Cullman high schools fought on the field seconds after Cullman beat Walker with a late touchdown on Friday night.

Video from a Jasper cable television station, TV16HD, shows a Cullman coach walking toward a Walker coach, who takes a swing with his right fist. Others coaches, players and police separated the men.

Jasper school officials suspended Walker head coach John Holladay. Heath Bruner will serve as the interim head coach.

Cullman didn't take any action against its coaches.

Officials from both schools will meet with the Alabama High School Athletic Association in Montgomery on Tuesday.

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