INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — Indiana’s high school track and field governing body will move its upcoming cross-country territorial race from Huntington College following allegations of doping and sexual assault by two former runners at a private college. did.
The Indiana State High School Athletic Association announced Monday that the competition, scheduled for Oct. 22 at Huntington University’s campus in northeastern Indiana, will be moved to Indiana Wesleyan University in Marion. Star of Indianapolis report.
IHSAA Commissioner Paul Neidig said in a statement: “We felt the potential for significant disruption was too great due to the issues surrounding the cross-country program at Huntington.
The semi-state will qualify cross-country teams and runners for the state competition on October 29 in Terre Haute.
Huntington University officials The school’s women’s cross-country head coach Lauren Johnson and assistant coach Curtis Hines last week after alleging two former runners at a private Christian liberal arts college were doping and sexually assaulted in a federal lawsuit. took a vacation.
Hines and Johnson are named as defendants in that lawsuit, along with Johnson’s husband, former coach Nicholas Johnson. its trustees; and unnamed administrators.
The runners are seeking damages from all defendants.
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