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The Second Cleat Drops on the Wheaton Gridiron: Kyler Kregel

Second Wheaton player takes punishment for his behavior. Wishing him and the victim a chance to get on with their lives. When will Wheaton College own up to its lack of supervision?

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WHEATON, Ill. (AP) A second former Wheaton College football player arrested on felony charges after an alleged hazing incident has pleaded guilty to misdemeanor battery charges.

Kyler Kregel’s plea came Tuesday before a DuPage County judge, and he was sentenced to one year of conditional discharge and ordered to complete 100 hours of community service.


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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