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Alamo Heights football players suspended for 2 video games, 1 student taken to ER following alleged hazing incident, sources say

(*2*)ALAMO HEIGHTS, Texas – An unspecified variety of Alamo Heights varsity football players have been suspended for two video games in reference to an alleged hazing incident that landed one sufferer in a hospital emergency room, sources advised KSAT 12 Sports Director Greg Simmons.

(*2*)The supply couldn’t verify what number of players had been suspended and mentioned the alleged incident concerned junior players who made varsity for the primary time. One of these players suffered pores and skin burns to his decrease physique and required hospital care, the supply mentioned.

(*2*)A spokesman for the Alamo Heights Police Department advised KSAT 12 Sports that the incident is an “open investigation” and they’re trying into all particulars of the hazing incident.

(*2*)AHISD Director of Communications Julie Ann Matonis launched the following assertion concerning the incident:

(*2*)Last week, the District acquired a number of messages by our nameless tip line concerning security considerations and allegations of misconduct by some players on the football staff. The alleged incident didn’t happen on AHISD property nor was it throughout college hours.

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(*2*)District directors and coaches had no information of any allegations prior to receiving the experiences. The District instantly investigated the matter completely and took acceptable motion. Because of student confidentiality legal guidelines, the District is prohibited from sharing any further data.

(*2*)Our college students are held to excessive requirements of habits by our student code of conduct and any allegation of misconduct is taken significantly. We perceive there are rumors circulating in the neighborhood and would warning everybody in opposition to leaping to conclusions.

(*2*)Alamo Heights ISD Athletic Director and head football coach Ron Rittimann launched the following assertion:

(*2*)We have a duty to the younger males on our football staff that goes nicely past what occurs on the sphere. We have fun their successes when it’s acceptable to achieve this, however we additionally should assist them be taught from their poor decisions. We will transfer ahead as a staff and proceed the essential job in growing the character of those younger males.

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(*2*)Alamo Heights will open the brand new football season on the street Friday in opposition to the Seguin Matadors.

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