The former treasurer of the Arbutus Athletic Association pleaded guilty to one count of theft Tuesday, admitting he used the group's credit card to pay his own cellphone bills over the course of about four years.
An emotional Marvin B. March, 64, said in Baltimore County Circuit Court that he took responsibility for his actions.
The longtime football coach told Judge Jan Marshall Alexander that he had been involved with local football in Arbutus since he was 13 years old and was at one point inducted into the association's hall of fame.
"It kills me that I can't do what I used to do," he said.
Alexander sentenced March to probation before judgment and...