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21 Oct '14

News New Jersey school weighs football's future after hazing charges emerge

New Jersey police try to piece together what happened in locker room as school board prepares to vote on fate of popular coachSeven student athletes charged with sex crimesAlleged hazing shakes New Jersey town and schoolFor almost 20 years, the coach of the high school football team in of Sayreville, New Jersey, talked of character as he led the boys to state championships. The fate of the same coach, and four of his staff members, now hinges on a school board vote as the town reckons with allegations that hazing was pervasive in the teams locker room. Sayreville War Memorial High School has already cancelled its football season, and seven varsity football players were arrested last week on charges associated with hazing this month. Prosecutors are weighing whether to try the students in adult court. Continue reading...

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