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Court decision met with disappointment

Updated: June 20, 2000, 2:58 PM ET
Associated Press

SANTA FE, Texas -- The Supreme Court has spoken, but that doesn't necessarily mean there won't be any prayers anymore before football games at Santa Fe High.

In a 6-3 ruling Monday, the court barred school officials in this Houston suburb of 10,000 from letting students lead stadium crowds in prayer before games.

However, school board member Robin Clayton warned that the mostly Baptist district cannot control what students or others say on their own.

"Spontaneous things happen, ...

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