LA VERNIA – Thirteen students have been arrested in the connection with the hazing scandal at La Vernia High School. They are accused in the sexual assault of a freshman football player.

The attack was reportedly an initiation when he made the varsity team.

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The family of the victim is now suing the school, administrators and the coaches. The family's attorney J.K. Ivey spoke on the phone with KENS 5 about the lawsuit.