HORSEPLAY OR HAZING? - Parents Of Clay Student Want Basketball Coach Fired, Student Hospitalized

(03/06/2013)

CHARLESTON GAZETTE - Clay County school administrators are standing behind a high school basketball coach, even though one student's parents say their son was hospitalized with multiple injuries because the coach failed to report hazing.

George and Julia Wilkinson filed a citizens appeal form with Clay County High School last week, demanding that coach Scott Gibson be fired for committing "willful neglect of duty."

The Wilkinsons' son, a freshman on the basketball team, was in an altercation with a fellow player that led to his hospitalization with staples in his head, a concussion, a bruised tailbone and facial lacerations.

The parents say that the incident could have been prevented if Gibson had reported prior hazing to administrators or parents ...

Read more ...   Horseplay or hazing? Parents of Clay student want his basketball coach fired   by Mackenzie Mays for the Charleston Gazette


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