"We have taken a strong stance. It's important. This isn't the World Cup. . . . And for the parents to be shrieking on the sidelines and belittling people goes against everything we're trying to do.
. . . It's not acceptable behavior."
-- Kathie Diapoulis
, president of the Washington Area Girls Soccer League, on the league's move to ban
the parents of the Bethesda's Legacy under-14 travel team from coming within 100 yards of their games for two games after a parent had berated a referee last season. (Washington Post