Local

5 Pierz Boys’ Basketball Players Suspended

View Comments
generic

(credit: Garrett W. Ellwood/NBAE via Getty Images)

Get Breaking News First

Receive News, Politics, and Entertainment Headlines Each Morning.
Sign Up

PIERZ, Minn. (AP) — Five basketball players from Pierz Healy High School have been suspended from school for three days for an alleged hazing incident.

Superintendent George Weber says the Pierz boys’ basketball team was on its way home from a game in Maple Lake when one of the players reported that he was inappropriately touched and felt violated. The Brainerd Dispatch reports the student was not touched sexually.

Weber says the five students were suspended Monday through Wednesday and will return to school Thursday. The boys will not be able to play in any basketball games for two weeks.

The superintendent says school officials have been talking with high school students about inappropriate behavior and making sure that the students don’t hold any animosity.

View Comments
blog comments powered by Disqus
Follow

Get every new post delivered to your Inbox.

Join 2,391 other followers