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Probe: Assistant coach improperly recruited Samoan players

Updated: September 27, 2007, 10:58 PM ET
Associated Press

FRESNO, California -- An assistant football coach at a U.S. high school led his team to a string of victories by improperly recruiting more than a dozen players from American Samoa and offering them housing, according to an investigation by local sports authorities.

The six-month probe alleges a Samoa-based relative of the coach began meeting with the students' parents as early as 2004 and persuaded them to send their sons from the remote South Pacific island to arid Stockton, an arid city ...

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