Junior Varsity Football

November 9, 2018 | Staff Writer

MCPS Superintendent Responds to Concerns over Damascus Varsity Football

In a letter addressed to the MCPS Community Friday, Jack Smith, Montgomery County Public School Superintendent, says there is no indication that any Damascus varsity football players were involved in last week’s hazing incident that resulted in second-degree rape and attempted second-degree rape charges against five junior varsity football players. Smith’s letter states that community members […]

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November 8, 2018 | Deirdre Byrne and Mitti Hicks

MCPS Addresses Damascus Hazing Incident in Video to Students

In a letter addressed to the MCPS Sports Community, Jeff Sullivan, who serves as the athletic director for Montgomery County Public Schools said, “abuse, bullying, hazing, and harassment, in any form have no place in the MCPS athletics program.” Sullivan’s letter comes just days after five Damascus High School students on the school’s junior varsity football […]

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November 2, 2018 | Douglas Tallman

Update: Three Damascus High Students Charged for Hazing Incident

Update, 2:40 p.m.: The Damascus High School hazing incident from Oct. 31 has brought rape charges against three students, a Montgomery County police statement said. The boys face two charges of second-degree rape and two counts of attempted second-degree rape, police said. Police have identified four victims. The assaults took place in a male locker […]

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