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Cottonwood High School (Alabama) Baseball Players Accused of Abusing New Players

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The Dothan Eagle reports that the students turned themselves in to police on Monday.

Authorities say the case involves events that happened on a bus trip back from a baseball game in Hartford.

Geneva County District Attorney Kirke Adams said the students are accused of pushing the faces of junior varsity baseball players into their buttocks as part of an initiation.

By Hank Nuwer

Hank Nuwer is the Indiana-based author of Hazing: Destroying Young Lives; Broken Pledges: The Deadly Rite of Hazing, High School Hazing, Wrongs of Passage and The Hazing Reader. He has written articles or columns on hazing for the Sunday Times of India, Toronto Globe & Mail, Harper's Magazine, Orlando Sentinel, The Chronicle of Higher Education and the New York Times Sunday Magazine. His new book is Hazing: Destroying Young Lives from Indiana University Press.

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