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New Rochelle High School Football Team Playing For State Championship In Midst Of Coach Controversy

NEW ROCHELLE, N.Y. (CBSNewYork) -- The New Rochelle High School Huguenots will play for the state championship at the Carrier Dome in Syracuse, New York, on Saturday in the midst of a controversy involving their longtime coach.

Coach Lou DiRienzo will not join his team at Saturday night's game.

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The superintendent reassigned him earlier in the playoff season as they investigate his alleged involvement in a disciplinary matter with a student who is also his relative.

The game was originally scheduled for Sunday afternoon but was changed because of the approaching snow storm.


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