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Posted: Wednesday, April 17, 2013 11:50 am | Updated: 6:09 pm, Wed Apr 17, 2013.

LAS CRUCES — An umpire accused of trying to ban New Mexico high school baseball players from speaking Spanish during a game has resigned, the governing body of the state’s high school sports has announced.

The Albuquerque Journal reports that the New Mexico Activities Association informed Gadsden Independent School District officials that umpire Corey Jones resigned last week and will no longer umpire school games.

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  • RLC posted at 8:31 am on Thu, Apr 18, 2013.

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    I believe that umpires and officials along with all coaches should have to be able to understand and speak several languages to accomodate the coaches and players after all this is America!!! Does anyone know what the official language of the United States is these days?

     
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