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Ohio District in Football Rape Case Adds Guards to Schools

By Bryan Toporek — January 09, 2013 1 min read
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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.