The dangers of sports hazing
April 15, 2015
While hazing might be considered in some circles to be good fun, it can also carry serious consequences
Jesus Bonilla remembers hearing the rumors about what would happen if he joined the varsity soccer team at his high school. He thought it was a joke until his teammates were waiting for him. Bonilla never reported the hazing incident, but when another teammate was injured, an investigation resulted in three teens getting convicted. Lori Jane Gliha looks at what happens when athletes are sexually assaulted as part of “team bonding” and who is held responsible.