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hazing

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...


June 10, 2015

Nation’s top-ranked prep baseball team investigated for hazing

The No. 1 high school baseball team in the country is being investigated for a hazing incident that allegedly took place at the team's hotel. [caption id="attachment_13035" align="alignright" width="171"] The Parkview High School baseball team is...


May 1, 2015

Baseball players at Chicago school suspended for alleged assault

Twelve students at St. Francis de Sales High School in Chicago have been suspended amid reports that an 18-year-old baseball player was sexually assaulted in a locker room by his teammates. School officials are describing the incident as "bullying...


April 16, 2015

Survey: Does hazing take place in your school?

In March, Coach and Athletic Director asked readers whether they believed or had knowledge of hazing in their athletic programs. Respondents' identities are anonymous, but the results show that just one-quarter of athletic administrators and coaches...


April 14, 2015

Western Kentucky suspends swimming and diving program

Western Kentucky University announced today it is suspending the swimming and diving program for five years after an investigation discovered multiple Title IX violations. [caption id="attachment_11626" align="alignright" width="191"] Western Kent...