NEW ROCHELLE, N.Y. (CBSNewYork) — The New Rochelle High School football team is taking the field for a semifinal game Saturday night, but their beloved coach won’t be there.
This is the second game Coach Lou DiRienzo has missed since being reassigned by the district’s new superintendent back on Nov. 13.READ MORE: Attorney Says Current Whereabouts Of Brian Laundrie, Gabby Petito's Fiancé, Are Unknown Teen Stabbed To Death After Dutchess County High School Football Game, Former Student Charged
DiRienzo allegedly interfered in a possible disciplinary situation at the high school involving a relative.
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DiRienzo is set to meet with the superintendent to discuss the matter on Monday.