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At BH-BL, discipline in works for chanting students

Burnt Hills- Ballston Lake student government president and football player Sam Bartlett shows the letter that the SGO sent to Amsterdam High Schools SGO, apologizing for the inappropriate comments that were made during Saturday's football game from the student section. The letter also contains over 900 signatures from students faculty and staff. Pictured at right, is High School Principal, Tim Brunson. A press conference was held at the BH-BL administrative office on Tuesday afternoon.
Photographer: Marc Schultz
Burnt Hills- Ballston Lake student government president and football player Sam Bartlett shows the letter that the SGO sent to Amsterdam High Schools SGO, apologizing for the inappropriate comments that were made during Saturday's football game from the student section. The letter also contains over 900 signatures from students faculty and staff. Pictured at right, is High School Principal, Tim Brunson. A press conference was held at the BH-BL administrative office on Tuesday afternoon.
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There was no denying the derogatory chant heard by several football players from Amsterdam High School and the referee officiating Burnt Hills-Ballston Lake’s homecoming game last weekend. Though only a handful of students were chanting “Amster-rico” from the home section of the stands, the racially charged taunt seemed to add insult to injury as the last minutes ticked off the clock during BH-BL’s 49-0 romp over the Rams. The Spartans’ coach, Matt Shell, was incensed ...

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