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H.S. Sports Programs in Va., Okla. Facing Allegations of Sexual Assaults

By Bryan Toporek — January 26, 2016 1 min read
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A high school basketball program in Virginia has been suspended indefinitely amid allegations of a sexual assault involving a 16-year-old boy, while an Oklahoma high school has fired one coach, suspended another, and suspended several junior varsity wrestlers following an alleged sexual assault, according to multiple reports.

In Virginia, Shenandoah County Schools Superintendent Jeremy Raley opted to suspend varsity and junior varsity basketball games for Strasburg High School earlier this month after receiving word of an alleged sexual assault by basketball players, according to Joe Beck of the Northern Virginia Daily

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