September 1, 2016

Coach, six players charged in Oregon HS football team hazing

A coach and six players of an Oregon high school football team face charges for an alleged hazing ritual that took place during summer training camp. [caption id="attachment_17416" align="alignright" width="128"] Philomath High School (Oregon)[/ca...

July 7, 2016

Study: Athletes don’t see initiation rituals as hazing

Team initiation activities are often recognized publicly as bullying or hazing, but most athletes don't see it that way, researchers say. According to a report from the American Academy of Pediatrics, researchers reviewed PubMed, Google Scholar, ...

April 1, 2016

Nebraska expands hazing ban to high schools

Nebraska's anti-hazing law will now cover elementary, middle and high schools. [caption id="attachment_14502" align="alignright" width="274"] Nebraska's hazing ban now includes elementary, middle and high schools. | Photo: Wikimedia Commons[/capti...

February 5, 2016

Nebraska legislator seeks to broaden state’s anti-hazing law

A Nebraska legislator this week introduced a bill that would broaden the definition of hazing to include acts that are sexual in nature. [caption id="attachment_14871" align="alignright" width="298"] A hazing incident within a Nebraska high schoo...

January 16, 2016

Tenn. school district seeks to strengthen hazing policies

A recent hazing scandal in Tennessee that has three juvenile basketball players facing charges of sexual abuse has caused some school districts to review their policies on hazing and bullying. [caption id="attachment_15090" align="alignright" widt...

January 14, 2016

Coaches, A.D. charged in Tennessee assault case

Two coaches and the athletic director at Ooltewah High School (Tenn.) are facing charges related to a hazing scandal that landed a freshman basketball player in the hospital. [caption id="attachment_15090" align="alignright" width="252"] Ooltewah...

December 30, 2015

Tenn. prep basketball players charged with rape in hazing

Three Tennessee high school basketball players have been charged with rape in the alleged hazing of a freshman teammate, according to the Chattanooga Times Free Press. The report indicates that as many as three other Ooltewah High School student-a...

September 3, 2015

N.Y. high school suspends football season over hazing allegations

A New York high school has suspended all games and practices for its varsity and junior varsity football teams while it investigates hazing allegations. WNYW in New York reports that one volunteer coach has been suspended and three players have be...