Tuesday, November 23, 2021

Allegations of violent hazing at a Southern California high school football power

As of this moment, Mater Dei is ranked No.1 nationally by USA Today, and has a long history of producing top talent. The allegations are that players participate, with the coaching staff's knowledge, in a longstanding tradition called "Bodies," where they punch one another until surrender. The article describes in detail one such fight, which was videotaped, and which allegedly left one of the participants (outweighed by 50 pounds) with brain damage.