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Minot State disciplines 3 football players after incident

By The Associated Press | Posted - Aug. 31, 2015 at 5:40 a.m.



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MINOT, N.D. (AP) — Minot State University has dismissed one football player and suspended indefinitely two others after they allegedly assaulted a member of the school's baseball team.

The school issued a statement Sunday night saying running back Kwame Johnson was removed from the team and running back Larry Overstreet and defensive back Donnell Vercher were suspended.

The three allegedly assaulted baseball player Keith Ailes off campus Friday night. The outfielder/first baseman was taken to a hospital for treatment of facial injuries.

No criminal charges have been filed against the football players. Minot police they're continuing to investigate.

Telephone listings for the players could not immediately be found.

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