H.S. Basketball Player of the Year Stripped of Award Due to Obscene Tweet

By Bryan Toporek — April 01, 2014 1 min read
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A word of warning to student-athletes out there: Think twice before you tell an opposing team to “f--- yourself” on social media.

In mid-March, the New Hampshire Basketball Coaches Organization stripped its Division II Player of the Year award from Pembroke Academy guard Pat Welch for doing exactly that.

Welch helped lead his team to back-to-back Division II basketball titles,

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A version of this news article first appeared in the Schooled in Sports blog.