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Cathedral Prep cross country coach Chet Moffett has been suspended because of a heated email he sent to the school's entire student body following a Cathedral Prep boys basketball game against local rival Erie (Pa.) General Mc Lane High.Among the most gross and overstated claims in Moffett's letter were that any Prep students who chose to sit with their parents needed to "cut the umbilical cord …This abuse, according to the website, can typically come in four different forms: physical, verbal and emotional, sexual and digital.While people may be familiar with the first three forms, digital abuse uses technology or social media as a way to intimidate, harass or threaten.Still, the coach was handed a suspension from school activity, which Cathedral Prep president Rev. He apologized to the student body and he is in the process of apologizing to Mercyhurst Prep and General Mc Lane.Scott Jabo claiming that the email was out of character for a longtime member of the school's athletic community."Unfortunately [Moffett] showed a lack of judgment," Jabo told the Times-News. Obviously the e-mail runs contrary to the mission of Cathedral Prep and as such is unacceptable on every level."The e-mail does not represent what Prep stands for nor does it define a Man of Prep. Moffett has taken complete responsibility for his incredible lack of judgment and realizes he made a grievous mistake."Facebook page called "Fire Chet Moffett" aimed at, unsurprisingly, forcing the coach out of his current job." data-reactid="37"It remains unclear if that grievous mistake will cost Moffett his job, or just stand as a general incident of lack of judgment on the part of a longtime coach.
The Cedar High School basketball team shows support for Teen Dating Violence Awareness Month by wearing purple socks at last year's event, Cedar City, Utah, Feb.What I am not ok with is the fact that during the game, the GM student body out did us! I was perplexed about this during the game, because I did notice that we had our usual cast that have showed incredible school spirit in the past; then after the game, I counted 36 (and I'm sure I missed a few) Prep students that chose not to sit in the cheering section. I asked one student that did not sit in the cheering section and his reply was, "I wanted to sit with my girlfriend". Another kid told me that he just wanted to "hang out with his friends". Guys -- there are no excuses for not cheering for your school!