Sayreville High School
The coach of the New Jersey high school football program that had its season canceled amid hazing and sexual assault allegations won’t be back on the sideline this year.
The fiasco that is the Sayreville High School varsity football team hazing scandal has impacted many and will continue to impact many, and the sad thing is it was all easily avoidable.
CBS 2 has learned that eight football coaches have been let go in connection with the Sayreville War Memorial High School football hazing scandal, in addition to the five coaches who were suspended.
The Board of Education has continued the suspensions of the Sayreville War Memorial High School football coach and his staff, CBS 2’s Lou Young reported Tuesday night.
Middlesex County Prosecutor Andrew Carey’s office has charged seven Sayreville varsity football players with sexually assaulting four younger teammates during several hazing rituals in the locker room. He talked exclusively to CBS 2 on Monday.
Sources tell CBS 2 a sheriff’s van took away at least three Sayreville High School football players still in custody and charged with sexual assault from Middlesex County Family Court.
Superintendent Richard Labbe, who canceled Sayreville High School’s football season after allegations of hazing, says he is weighing whether to restore the program after this season.
Organizer Maureen Jenkins said she wanted the event to send an anti-bullying message and provide support to the district for deciding to put student safety ahead of football.
Six teens were arrested in Sayreville, New Jersey Friday evening – and a seventh was wanted by police – in connection with alleged intimidation and hazing on the Sayreville High School football team.
Gov. Chris Christie has expressed outrage at allegations of hazing and intimidation surrounding Sayreville High School’s football team.
Report: Shocking Details Emerge From Alleged Hazing Scandal That Ended Sayreville High’s Football Season
Earlier Wednesday, an exclusive story by Matthew Stanmyre of NJ Advance Media was published to the site. In it are graphic details of what allegedly happened inside the football locker room at the school.
Some Parents, Students Upset After Sayreville High School Cancels Football Season Amid Hazing Allegations
Some parents and students aren’t happy after Sayreville High School officials canceled the entire football season amid hazing allegations.
Only parents and guardians of high school football players were invited to Monday’s meeting, which is expected to begin at 7 p.m.
Controversy has erupted after Sayreville High School in New Jersey suddenly canceled three football games, and prosecutors have also launched an investigation into what sources told CBS 2 may have been hazing.
According to police, Jaclyn P. Melillo, 25, has been charged with two counts of sexual assault and two counts of endangering the welfare of a child.