Napa HS (California) may have to cancel season

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The Napa Unified School Board is considering canceling the 2017 Napa High School football season if it can’t find a new head coach by the middle of June.  ABC 7 news is reporting that last Thursday the school board announced that it will cancel the season if a new head coach isn’t hired by June 15th.

That announcement is the latest twist since the school and football program was rocked by a hazing scandal last fall.  The scandal involving over a dozen players led to head coach Troy Mott and his entire staff resigning in March.

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The Napa Valley Register reported last month that Napa police  have referred fourteen players and one coach to the district attorney for possible charges in the case.

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