Greeson: More past mistakes mean more work for Hamilton County Schools leaders

photo Jay Greeson

Well, it's been more than two years since the nightmare at Ooltewah High School.

Thanks to excellent reporting from this paper's Zack Peterson, we all have read recent rulings by a federal court judge in the last week detailing the mistakes made by the Hamilton County Board of Education legal team.

Raise your hand if you're surprised.

Nope, me neither.

How could we be surprised? Seriously? Look at the timeline and try to answer the point at which a right decision was made at the right time.

Hazing becomes sexual abuse on a basketball trip to Gatlinburg, Tenn.

The team continues to play as the worst injured among the abused is in surgery.

The team returns home and plays in the Best of Preps Tournament before the season is finally canceled.