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A golf cart plowed into a group of people, including Dekaney (Houston) head coach Willie Amendola, on the field at Cowboys Stadium following Dekaney's 34-14 victory over Steele (Cibolo, Texas) in the Class 5A-II final.

Amendola was talking to reporters around midfield when the cart accelerated and smashed into him from the behind. The throttle on the cart was reportedly left on.

According to, Amendola was able to grab the wheel and steer the cart away from causing further injury. The Houston Chronicle reports that several reporters suffered injuries. Unverified reports claim two people were taken away on stretchers.

Video of the incident can be seen here.

There is no word on the extent of the injuries.