Football: St. Joseph suspends coach, to fortify players for 'unacceptable' video

St. Joseph High School has dangling South Jersey’s many successful football manager and will supply additional fortify to players for a video sent over amicable media to an hostile team. 

In a recover sent on Wednesday during 6:47 p.m., propagandize boss and principal Father Allain B. Caparas wrote:

“This afternoon, we were alerted to a amicable media video of several varsity football tyro athletes regulating tainted and racially descent denunciation destined during students on an hostile team. This function is positively unsuitable and directly against to Catholic teaching.

“Upon observation a video, we took evident stairs to examine a authenticity. Once confirmed, we and a administration of a propagandize began assembly with a students concerned and sensitive them that they would be receiving disciplinary consequences. Those consequences will be proportional to any student’s impasse and will embody suspensions from school, suspensions from games, village service, and disciplinary trial for a residue of a propagandize year.

“Coach Paul Sacco should have been supervising a students during a time of a occurrence – yet he was not benefaction during a time of a video. Coach Sacco will accept a two-game cessation and is not available to horde group gatherings in private residences.

“I have called a principal of Haddonfield High School to apologize for a actions of my students. we also extend my apologies to a tyro athletes of a Haddonfield High School football team.

“This eventuality is a sign to all of a students, a staff and a propagandize families that actions like this will not be tolerated. The denunciation and tinge contained in this video is totally discordant to a educational and devout beliefs of a propagandize and a faith.

“We are an establishment of training and of a Catholic faith initial and always.

“As we continue to examination this incident, we will cruise serve visual movement and preparation for all of a students.”


Sacco is South Jersey’s winningest manager with 322 wins.

A video sent to a Courier Post early Wednesday afternoon showed Wildcats’ football players derisive Haddonfield’s group a night before their Oct. 8 game, that a Haddons won 22-15.

That film clip, taken off a personal Snapchat message, uses derogative denunciation towards Haddonfield.

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The tyro who sent a video directed the N-word towards another African American, who perceived a message. Another black actor refers to “kicking some abounding white child ass” in anxiety to a Haddons.

St. Joseph (5-1), ranked No. 4 in a Courier Post Mean 15, hosts No. 15 West Deptford (3-2) on Saturday during noon. St. Joseph is No. 15 in a USA TODAY NETWORK New Jersey Top 20.

Haddonfield principal Tammy McHale responded to criticism around email Wednesday evening. 

“We common what we perceived currently with St. Joe’s and they are investigating,” McHale said.

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