• WPIAL: Teams involved in basketball brawl get 5-year probation

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    CLAIRTON, Pa. - Athletic repercussions were just announced for two teams involved in a basketball brawl in Clairton last week.

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    According to our news partners at TribLIVE.com, the Western Pennsylvania Interscholastic Athletic League has put Clairton and Monessen on an unprecedented 5-year probation.

    If either sports team violates that probation, they will be banned from postseason and that team won’t be allowed to play in the WPIAL the following regular season.


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    The decision comes after a large fight at a Clairton High School basketball game was caught on-camera.

    Police told Channel 11 they are still investigating the incident to determine if any charges will be filed.

    A Clairton district representative said an internal investigation would be conducted.

    In Monessen, they will not discuss what, if any, disciplinary action any students will face.


     

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