"I was trying to make sure everything was safe, and I didn't expect ... never in a million years would I have thought somebody would throw a punch at a referee. This is just way off the charts. Never
ever, ever do you hit a referee. Today, I'm still having the headaches from it. My jaw still clicks. I can't open and close it the way I used to before. I can't chew food unless it's soft."
-- Referee Terry From
, who works more than 200 high school and club games a year, after he was attacked by youths during a fight after an indoor game was halted for rough play at a sports
complex in Brookfield, Wisconsin. Local police arrested two 17-year-olds and a 12-year-old, giving them citations for battery and disorderly conduct and then releasing them to their parents. (WISN News 12