April 23rd, 2013
02:10 AM ET

Steubenville coach gets contract extension

The longtime head football coach of Steubenville High School landed a contract extension this week, despite the rape controversy that gripped the small Ohio town and the nation.

Reno Saccoccia was granted a two-year extension by the local school board, Steubenville Superintendent Michael McVey said Monday.

The decision comes about a month after two star Steubenville High School football players were convicted for sexually abusing a 16-year-old girl.

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  1. chrissy

    And why shouldnt he get to keep his job? It wasnt him who committed this horrible act but two students! Sheesh!

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