Why? He spent 10 months of a juvenile detention center after being found guilty of rape at the end of a highly publicized trial and then quietly slipped out of the public eye while the national debate of campus rape and rape culture intensified. One such photograph which was used as evidence in the trial is seen above. The players were convinced they were untouchable because they'd committed the rape on Saccoccia's turf. An Ohio grand jury has indicted the superintendent of Steubenville City Schools, the assistant football coach of Steubenville High School and two other school employees for their behavior in … Check out the Special Features section for tributes to the 1971 and 1993 state champions. Cross Country Football Golf Soccer Volleyball. By Dave Zirin Twitter April 22, 2013 He also cried as he was released from custody in 2015. Some two-way players to watch out for are Junior Brandon Kinney at tight end and linebacker, junior James Rodney at tailback and corner, senior Nate McShan, at tailback, linebacker and sophomore Spencer Ostovich who plays tailback and defensive end. Big Red Football. The Steubenville school board extended the contract of football coach Reno Saccoccia despite his behavior during his players' recent rape trial. Basketball Swimming Wrestling. The Steubenville rape case is, for all legal purposes, over. Less than a month later, Saccoccia testified on behalf of Mays and Richmond in a hearing to determine whether they would be tried as adults. STEUBENVILLE — He lived a Spartan lifestyle for a quarter of a century, and loved every minute of it. (That particular sense of entitlement might also be a small-town/big-team symptom; it's hard to imagine a college player staying on a roster after a rape charge and arrest.) The case gained national attention and is still referenced in discussions of the rapes and sexual assaults against girls at high schools and universities, often by football stars. The future Super Bowl MVP and Pro Football Hall of Famer never forgot his … If the Times hadn't turned its eyes to Steubenville, and hacker groups not exposed the graphic evidence, it's a legitimate question whether justice would have been done at all. Post by: Gary Tuchman Filed under: Crime: soundoff (5 Responses) Betty. EXCLUSIVE: Steubenville football coach may face charges for failing to report rape after he 'told two star players he'd "make it go away"' By Laura Collins In Steubenville, Ohio. The nature of the case led to accusations that coaches and school officials knew about the rape and failed to report it. They were only suspended eight games into the season, more than two months after the assault and arrests. 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Among the text messages released at the trial of Trent Mays and Ma'lik Richmond, one sent by Mays indicated that Saccoccia had seen the video: Deleate that off You-tube. Steubenville Football Home Mascot Big Red Team Varsity 2020 Colors Crimson, Black Coach Reno Saccoccia Address 420 N 4Th St, Steubenville, OH … the district would have no comment on Saccoccia until after the trial. Ken Mannie was Michigan State’s head strength and conditioning coach for the past 25 years. Reno Saccoccia- Head Coach Steubenville Big Red. He's won three state titles. The victim deserves justice and Steubenville deserves ethical public servants! Reno Saccoccia is a local legend, in the way that 30-year coaches of football powerhouses in economically depressed Ohio Valley towns tend to be legends. Saccoccia wasn't the only Steubenville coach to stand up for the players. RECENT NEWS: 10/31/2020 Central Drops Season Finale to Trinity, 14-10. He now plays football for Central State University. 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Steubenville High School football coach Reno Saccoccia was recently given a new two-year administrative contract by the Steubenville school board. The comments below have been moderated in advance. "And if you don’t get yours, somebody close to you will." There will be no repercussions for their teammates, who filmed and shared videos and photos of the assault, and kept them from authorities. He was sentenced to one year in a juvenile detention center and was released after 10 months, returning to Steubenville for his high school year. Richmond did not seek out a spot on the team, he said, adding the player is 'humble and wants to put his past behind him'. On the night of the assault, a Steubenville student recorded this video joking about it. After being released from custody in 2015, he did not return to Steubenville but returned to a different high school. Fall 2020-2021 Fall 2021-2022 Fall 2020-2021 Fall 2019-2020 Fall 2018-2019 Fall 2017-2018 Fall 2016-2017 Schedule Coaches Roster ... Steubenville High School 420 N 4Th St Steubenville, OH 43952 (740) 282-9741 FOLLOW US Twitter Facebook. Steubenville Football Coach Reno Saccoccia in 2005. Time to do what should have been done months ago and, for once, put football second. He walked straight back on to the football team, a privilege many said ought to have been revoked along with his conviction. 2020 Big Red Coaching Staff. “Always good to get a win,” Big Red coach Reno Saccoccia said. For example, several texts entered into evidence during the trial implied that Steubenville head coach Reno Saccoccia was trying to cover for the players, which led to nationwide outrage after he received a new contract as the district's administrative services director. CNN's Gary Tuchman asks the high school football coach in Steubenville, Ohio, about players who are charged with rape. 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The superintendent has said the district would have no comment on Saccoccia until after the trial. Coach Sac's Connections. Well, the trial's over. Richmond was a high school football player when he and teammate Trent Mays digitally penetrated the girl while she was unconscious in August 2012. Harry and Meghan 'quit social media for good': Couple will not use sites to promote their Archewell... Cadbury's new Creme Egg advert will feature a gay couple kissing over a chocolate egg. When Saccoccia won his 300th game last year, a sellout crowd of more than 10,000 people packed Harding Stadium—christened "Reno Field" in 2007—and chanted "Reno, Reno, Reno" as he left the field. Florida mayor accuses her sheriff's deputy husband of raping... Taylor Swift¿s lawyer comes out swinging, attacking the... 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The Steubenville case changed how Americans talk about rape In August 2012, a girl from West Virginia went to a party in Steubenville with some football players from Steubenville High School. chanted "Reno, Reno, Reno" as he left the field. His sister-in-law works in the county's juvenile court, where he is licensed as a mediator. Reno Saccoccia, Steubenville's head football coach, could face charges of failure to report a rape if a grand jury agrees that there is enough evidence to prove he knew a rape had occurred. He has to do it better and cleaner than the next guy,' Pelini told Youngstown's local newspaper, The Vindicator. STEUBENVILLE — Big Red football coach Reno Saccoccia once told his son-in-law that “loyalty is more important than anything. Steubenville claimed the 1951 UPI state football championship, and Jones left a slew of victims in his wake -- one of them in a preseason scrimmage was Alliance quarterback Len Dawson. He also had on his phone a photo of her naked. As reported by Cleveland ABC affiliate WEWS and Wheeling, W. Va. CBS affiliate WTRF, among other outlets, Ma’lik Richmond rejoined the Steubenville High Big Red football team on Monday with the blessing of the team’s longtime head coach, Reno Saccoccia. Coming off playoff losses (Steubenville fell to Dover, while Martins Ferry was eliminated by Sandy Valley), both teams could have gone home and said the heck with it. In response, shortly after the sentences were handed down, then Ohio Attorney General Mike DeWineannounced he w… He's in the Ohio Coaches Hall of Fame. During the trial, the girl said she had no memory of the night in question other than a vague recollection of vomiting on the street. (Joshua Gunter, Plain Dealer file) STEUBENVILLE, Ohio -- Big Red football coach Reno Saccoccia says he will testify in the trial of two Steubenville football players accused of raping a 16-year-old girl last August. Off-camera, someone says "Trent and Ma'lik raped someone." He took care of it and shit ain't gonna happen, even if they did take it to court. He attended St. Anthony's elementary and Catholic Central High School. As we reported Monday in a grand-jury preview, many of the players inside Steubenville's legal system are connected to the football … We are no longer accepting comments on this article. 'He’s been going to school. Saccoccia not only knew that two of his players had sexually assaulted a teen-age girl during a booze-fueled night last August, he … The Steubenville Victim Tells Her Story. Now he can hardly believe his luck. Read more about the case. Both were students at Steubenville High School (above) in Ohio at the time of the attack. Back. Despite the charge against him, Saccoccia said he remains proud of the defendant. Richmond walked straight back on to the Steubenville football team in 2014 after spending 10 months in a juvenile facility Whether or not Saccoccia took a personal hand in protecting his players, the Steubenville reaction is a symptom of what happens in a football-mad small town run by a deified coach. With a football coach for a father, Trent had the sport in … Saccoccia would later claim he was unaware of the social media evidence, angrily telling a reporter that he didn't "do the internet." After two-and-a-half hours of testimony, a picture emerges of a 16-year-old girl who got drunker than she thought … Home > Opinions > Sports > Steubenville football coach renewed for two more years on school board: Should he have been? Part of the Daily Mail, The Mail on Sunday & Metro Media Group. The Big Red high school football team is a source of pride in Steubenville, and it has made head coach Reno Saccoccia an icon in the city in Southeast Ohio. Like he was joking about it so I’m not worried. And the head coach of the Steubenville Big Red, who according to witness testimony was aware of the incident and actively worked to make it go away, remains coach. Welcome to the web site devoted to Steubenville Catholic Central football. He breakfasts regularly with the sheriff. Steubenville High School head football coach Reno Saccoccia testified that one of the defendants developed great character not through sports, but through overcoming struggles at home. His two players, Trent Mays and Ma'Lik Richmond have both been found … Boyfriend of Briton who vanished in the Pyrenees... BBC and ITV at war over Bradley Walsh, the 'new Brucie' - as TV star spends 28 hours on screen in 21 days. He’s been here as a student. He "molds young boys into men." Saccoccia testified on behalf of Mays and Richmond. Add a New Topic Ontario , Canada , school Even as all of Steubenville gradually heard the rumors, even after a local blogger alerted the country to what had happened in Steubenville, those involved in posting and sharing the photos and videos continued to play. Announcements Directions Files & Links. September 3, 2020. CoEd Varsity. Richmond wept in court and pleaded to be forgiven by his victim's mother after the trial verdict was delivered in 2013. But a flurry of texts sent on August 13, the day after the incident, indicated that Saccoccia had heard what had happened. The boy exhibited humility and routinely responded well to adversity, he added. STEUBENVILLE, Ohio (WTRF) — After playing in the state title game in three straight seasons, Steubenville Big Red fell in the second round of the playoffs last season However, with a number of key contributors returning, the squad looks to get back to the promise land. The other student convicted in the Steubenville case is Trent Mays, who now is enrolled at Central State University in Ohio, where he is also expected to play football. The coach approached him and said he was a 'humble' student, Trent Mays was also convicted of raping the teenage girl in 2013. PROFESSOR ROBERT DINGWALL: We need to start talking now about how life will be once jabs make Covid less... Met police officers who were spotted 'flouting' Covid rules by tucking into breakfast INSIDE London café en... Scarlett Moffatt's mother Betty 'took tens of thousands of pounds from her daughter's account to fund her... Priti Patel tackles the woke police chiefs who let mobs tear down statues as she plans to launch a 'power... Fury as foreign supertrawlers can still plunder British waters despite Brexit deal because the government... No mother-in-law jokes, Boris Johnson! Boys Varsity Football. Published: 21:02 GMT, 8 August 2017 | Updated: 22:47 GMT, 8 August 2017. I got Reno. Surround yourself with people who are loyal to you.” That was the best of many pieces of advice Saccoccia passed on to John Arlesic while he served as the head football coach at Streetsboro from 2004-2016. He’s proved he can be part of the student community,' he said. Witnesses refused to come forward for months, and a local blogger covering the case was sued for defamation. Cheerleading. Sports News Without Fear, Favor or Compromise, will likely go to jail until their 21st birthdays. One strike and you're out: Police are told to fine Covid rule-breakers after just ONE verbal warning as... Queen launches Britain's jab blitz: Vaccine superhubs get ready to inject four people a minute and Matt... Holidaymakers face being trapped abroad in their hotel rooms under new rules preventing British tourists... Now scientists call for 'lax' third lockdown to be made even TOUGHER: SAGE expert says new coronavirus... PETER HITCHENS: I am, for the first time, afraid for the future of freedom in my country. But it was Saccoccia's protection that the players counted on. Steubenville High School head football coach Reno Saccoccia testified that one of the defendants developed great character not through sports, but through overcoming struggles at home. Ma'lik Richmond (left at his 2013 rape trial) has been recruited by Youngstown State University football coach Bo Pelini. Coach Saccoccia was born on August 18th, 1949, in Steubenville, and is the son of Mr. & Mrs. Rinaldo Saccoccia. Holy macaroni! Others took photographs of her as she was carried around in various states of undress by the boys and other minors. After high school Reno headed to … So how did Saccoccia react when he got word that two of his young boys were accused of raping a passed-out student? 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