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Ohio District in Football Rape Case Adds Guards to Schools

By Bryan Toporek — January 09, 2013 1 min read

An Ohio district added unarmed security guards to all schools starting Tuesday as national uproar over an alleged rape case involving two high school football players continued to mount.

A brief primer: Back on Aug. 22, two 16-year-old football players from Steubenville High School, Trent Mays and Ma’lik Richmond, were arrested and later charged with raping a 16-year-old girl. After the alleged rape on the night of Aug. 11, evidence began to pop up on students’ social-networking accounts linking Mays and Richmond to the assault, as noted by

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