Chelmsford | August
New Hampshire police investigate an alleged hazing involving members of the Chelmsford High School football team at a summer camp in Moultonborough, N.H. No details are released because all those under investigation are juveniles.
Somerville | August
Three members of the Somerville High School junior varsity soccer team are arrested on rape charges in connection with an alleged sexual assault at a summer sports camp in Otis.
Northbridge | August
No charges are filed after a Northbridge High School football player is allegedly pressured by other players to drink urine.
Dedham | September 2012
Police charge four Dedham High School athletes in connection with a hazing involving the football team. No details are released because all those under investigation are juveniles.
Several members of the Bridgewater-Raynham High wrestling team allegedly haze teammates by hitting them with a belt and a broom handle after what were considered poor performances during meets. The head coach is fired.
Andover | July 2011
Two members of the Andover High School basketball team were expelled and five others suspended from the team after an alleged hazing at a summer basketball camp at Stonehill College in Easton. Two younger teammates were allegedly forced to eat cookies covered in bodily fluids. In 2011, Stonehill severed its relationship with Hoop Mountain, the basketball camp that hosted the Andover students and had rented the facility since 2005.
Needham | November 2010
Five Needham High School girls’ varsity soccer players are suspended after they blindfolded freshman players, led them around on leashes, and threw pies in their faces.
Agawam | November 2010
Seven Agawam High School football players are hazed in a locker room. Four Agawam players and four coaches are suspended for the annual Thanksgiving game with West Springfield.
SOURCE: GLOBE ARCHIVES