Hartford girls soccer ends game over sexual harassment from the Fair Haven stands

Category: Education

Editor’s Note: This story by Seth Tow first appeared in the Valley News on Oct. 9.

Hartford High’s girls soccer team walked off the field with six minutes left in a game Thursday night because of sexual harassment from the stands, according to head coach Jeff Acker.

Acker pulled his team from the game, at Fair Haven Union High, after at least one of the Hurricanes was subjected to taunts from the Fair Haven student section that went “way beyond even normal unacceptable unsportsmanlike high school behavior,” according to Acker.

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