AP: Sex assaults in high school sports minimized as 'hazing'
May 7, 2017
The Georgia school district said it was investigating the baseball players for "misbehavior" and "inappropriate physical contact." What it didn't reveal was that a younger teammate had reported being sexually assaulted.
Even after players were later disciplined for sexual battery, the district cited student confidentiality to withhold details from the public and used "hazing" to describe the incident, which it also failed to report to the state as required.
Across the U.S., nowhere is student-on-student sexual assault as common or as camouflaged as in boys' sports, an Associated Press inves...