Police: 3 Tennessee high school basketball players charged with raping, assaulting teammate -
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The statement says staff at LeConte Medical Center called officers Dec. 23 after a male juvenile who had been assaulted was brought there by his basketball coach.
Police say the boy was in Gatlinburg for a tournament with teammates from Ootelwah High School in Hamilton County.
Ootelwah High School Athletic Director Jesse Nayadley tells the Chattanooga Times Free Press that the three players involved in the apparent hazing incident have been dismissed from the team.
Police say the teammates, who are under 18, have been charged as juveniles. Their names weren't released.