Students shout vulgar, sexist chants toward goalie

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Armstrong School District leaders person reached retired to the Mars Area School District to apologize to the goaltender.By Pam SuranoNovember 2, 2021 astatine 12:05 am

ARMSTRONG COUNTY (KDKA) — A section schoolhouse territory is apologizing and immoderate students could beryllium banned from watching their precocious schoolhouse hockey squad successful person.

It comes aft those students yelled sexist and vulgar chants astatine a pistillate goalie connected an opposing team.

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The incidental was caught connected camera past week during a crippled betwixt the Mars Fighting Planets and the Armstrong River Hawks astatine the Belmont Ice Complex successful Kittanning. Armstrong fans tin beryllium heard chanting vulgar and sexist phrases toward the Mars pistillate goalie.

Many who watched and listened to the “Live Barn” livestream reacted connected Facebook and successful online forums. They called the chants “disgusting” and “unacceptable.”

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The Armstrong School District adjunct superintendent said students from the territory were progressive successful those chants, and they could beryllium banned from aboriginal games. He said leaders are “embarrassed,” and that this isn’t “representative of however we privation our students to behave.”

The adjunct superintendent added that they’ve besides reached retired to the Mars Area School District to apologize to the goaltender and schoolhouse administration.

KDKA reached retired to the Belmont Ice Complex, the Pennsylvania Interscholastic Hockey League, arsenic good arsenic the Mars Area School District. We are inactive waiting to perceive from them.

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In the meantime, enactment is increasing for the pistillate goalie. Many radical are readying connected showing up with signs to cheer her connected during the adjacent Mars game.

Pam Surano

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