Local High School Basketball Coaching Controversy Gets National Attention

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FOXSportsOhio.com jumped on a local sports story when reporter Zac Jackson got wind of a coaching controversy at a Northeast Ohio high school.

The story began when the Richmond Heights (15-0) vs. Independence boys’ basketball game was postponed due to the coach being accused of verbal harassment.
  • Jackson’s article recapping the conflict was the most-viewed article for FOXSportsOhio.com since the beginning of 2011.
  • The site saw an 8X increase in unique visitors relative to the site’s typical weekday traffic after Jackson's article was featured on MSN.com.

Jackson was in touch with school officials and parents and followed the story through the conflict’s resolution. Check out his coverage.

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