UPDATE: Packers ex-coach Mike McCarthy apologizes after outburst at high school basketball game

UPDATE: Packers ex-coach Mike McCarthy apologizes after outburst at high school basketball game

Updated: 3:29 p.m. February 28, 2019

PULASKI, Wis. (CBS 58) -- Notre Dame Academy, the school that Mike McCarthy's stepson plays for, released a statement saying, "The behavior exemplified by the parent at Tuesday night’s game is unacceptable at athletic events and does not reflect our institution as a whole."

The statement goes on to say that McCarthy called the Academy's administrator and apologized. 

Pulaski Schools also released a statement explaining the events that happened:

"Following a hard fought game, as the officials were being escorted by game management to the locker room, a parent of the visiting team overreacted in an inappropriate way by following officials and using language that is not in alignment with WIAA or local sportsmanship expectations."

The statement continues by saying that an "Abuse of Contest Official" report has been filed with WIAA which come directly from the officials involved in the incident. 


Posted: 10:40 a.m. February 28, 2019

PULASKI, Wis. (AP) — A complaint has been filed against former Green Bay Packers coach Mike McCarthy, accusing him of verbally confronting referees after a loss for his stepson's high school basketball team.

The Pulaski School District confirms it was McCarthy who berated the officials and followed them as they were escorted from a game Tuesday. Pulaski High School defeated Notre Dame Academy by one point, ending its season. McCarthy's stepson is a member of the Notre Dame team.

Pulaski athletic director Janel Batten says the unsportsmanlike language is unacceptable. WLUK-TV reports officials filed a complaint with the Wisconsin Interscholastic Athletic Association, which is the high school sports regulatory body.

The sports agency representing McCarthy didn't immediately return a request for comment. McCarthy was fired in December, his 13th season with the Packers.

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