Domestic violence hit very close to home for a member of the Adamson High School football team who, along with his teammates, recently took a pledge to stand up to violence at home.
Head coach Josh Ragsdale had to pull a player aside during a game Thursday and tell him that his father shot his ex-girlfriend multiple times before shooting and killing himself.
"I hate that domestic violence has hit us in the mouth, but our kids are responding," said Ragsdale.
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The team has supported the player after the incident and is encouraged to work even harder to stop domestic violence.