9 suspended Wayne Hills students fight to play in championship

Lawyers for nine Wayne Hills High School students banned from playing in the state title game this weekend took their fight to court today.The nine

WAYNE HILLS - Lawyers for nine Wayne Hills High School students banned from playing in the state title game this weekend took their fight to court today.

The nine players were suspended from extracurricular activities after being charged with the assault of two Wayne Valley High School students at a house party last month.

The lawyers argued that the players were not given due process in the administration?s decision to suspend them. A judge ruled the case should be heard by an administrative law judge with the State Education Commission.

Wayne Hills plays Old Tappan Saturday at Met Life Stadium.

Wayne Hills H.S. football players sue to play in title gameResidents blast Wayne BOE decision to suspend accused athletesWayne schools to ban 9 athletes from playoff gameWayne Hills football players accused of assault allowed at game

advertisement | advertise on News 12

Trending Video

VIDEO: News conference on arrest in murder of 1 VIDEO: News conference on arrest in murder of Sarah Butler
News 12 New Jersey - Weather On The 2 New Jersey Weather Forecast
More than 1,000 runners dressed as Santa Claus 3 Santas run through Asbury Park for charity
Police: Teen student arrested for terror threats against 4 Police: Teen makes threats against Linden H.S. students
Andrew Ehinger shows off some gadgets that are 5 The Download - Hot for the Holidays: Part 2

advertisement | advertise on News 12

Features

It's good to know you have Walt Kane Kane in Your Corner

It's good to know you have Walt Kane in your corner.

News 12 takes a look at the hottest Tech Check

Eric Landskroner has a look at the latest gadgets and biggest stories in tech.

News 12 On the Scene

Check out these exclusive videos from New Jersey celebs!

Sorry to interrupt...

Your first 5 are free

Access to News12 is free for Optimum, Comcast®, Time Warner® and Service Electric℠ video customers.

Please enjoy 5 complimentary views to articles, photos, and videos during the next 30 days.

LOGIN SUBSCRIBE