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Former Maine West High School soccer coach Michael Divincenzo speaks to reporters after he was found not guilty of criminal charges tied to his players' hazing rituals, which some players have said included sexual assaults. Divincenzo has said he didn't know the details of the hazing rituals. (Credit: CBS)

Former Maine West Coach Acquitted In Hazing Case

A former Maine West High School soccer coach has been acquitted of misdemeanor battery charges, related to alleged hazing rituals committed by his players, shortly after a judge dismissed a charge of failing to report the hazing.

01/15/2014

Photo from the 2012 Maine West Yearbook of Mike Divincenzo. (Credit: Chicago Sun-Times)

Trial Begins For Coach Accused In Maine West Hazings

While students at Maine West have said it was their teammates who assaulted them, prosecutors have said the coach was in the room, and did nothing to stop it.

12/17/2013

Judge Dismisses Lawsuit In Maine West Hazing Case

A judge Tuesday dismissed a lawsuit that claimed athletes at a northwest suburban school were sexually assaulted under the guise of hazing, according to the local school district.

10/15/2013

Photo from the 2012 Maine West Yearbook of Mike Divincenzo. (Credit: Chicago Sun-Times)

Former Maine West Coach Charged In Hazing Case

A former Maine West High School soccer coach has been charged with multiple misdemeanor counts involving the battery and hazing of players on his team.

05/15/2013

Photo from the 2012 Maine West Yearbook of Mike Divincenzo. (Credit: Chicago Sun-Times)

Maine West Coach Fired Over Hazing Charges Gives Up Fight For Job

The man soccer players at Maine West High School have come to know affectionately as “Divo” has given up his fight for the job he lost in a hazing scandal at the northwest suburban school district.

04/02/2013

Photo from the 2012 Maine West Yearbook of Mike Divincenzo. (Credit: Chicago Sun-Times)

Students Back Embattled Maine West Coaches

Supporters of two coaches at Maine West High School are defending them, via Facebook.

12/03/2012

Photo from the 2012 Maine West Yearbook of Mike Divincenzo. (Credit: Chicago Sun-Times)

Former Students Rally Around Maine West Coach Embroiled In Hazing Scandal

Maine West soccer team members and other students whom Michael Divincenzo taught know him as “Divo.” He has his supporters in some former pupils, CBS 2′s Pamela Jones reports.

11/30/2012

Maine West High School (Credit: CBS)

Three More Families Join Maine West Hazing Lawsuit

Three families have joined a lawsuit against Maine Township High School District 207, alleging their children were also hazed at Maine West High School.

CBS Chicago–11/28/2012