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A High School Cancels The Basketball Season Amid Rape Charges

CHATTANOOGA, Tenn. — After three basketball players were charged with raping a teammate in an apparent hazing incident, a Tennessee high school has taken the unusual step of canceling the rest of the season, officials say.

The Ooltewah High School season has been called off “so that the criminal justice system can work the way we expect,” Hamilton County Schools Superintendent Rick Smith said Wednesday.

Tennessee Secondary School Athletic Association executive director Bernard Childress said this is the first time he could remember a school canceling a season for disciplinary reasons.

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Source : HuffingtonPost.Com