She later told KUSA: "This is a grown man pushing my 13-year-old girl so hard against her will while she's crying and screaming for him to stop that he's ripping tissues in her body." It is unclear what action the school took at the time but copies of the video showing other girls being forced into the same position, believed to have been recorded by other teammates, were sent anonymously to the news channel in August.The broadcaster subsequently found eight girls who said they had been forced to do the splits against their will.

The school’s investigation is ongoing, Pylilo said.

Amy Lawrence, an attorney representing five of the cheerleaders, condemned the school’s treatments of her clients in a statement obtained by the Sun News, calling the investigation “unprecedented.” The team remains suspended, though the cheerleaders are being allowed to attend class.

"I want to reiterate in no uncertain terms our commitment to the safety of our students.

We absolutely prohibit any practices that place our students’ physical and mental health in jeopardy.

Among the regulations: — “Your actions inside and outside of practice affect your position on this team.” — “There is zero tolerance for drugs and alcohol.” (Text messages between the cheerleaders obtained by the school during its investigation mention drug use.

Footage has emerged of a teenage girl being forced into painful splits by her coach and teammates while she begs them to stop.But in a summation of the investigation that was obtained by Deadspin and the Myrtle Beach Sun News, Coastal Carolina Police Investigator Michelyn Pylilo found that “some of the allegations in the letter were true.” Through interviews with current and former cheerleaders and text messages, she determined that four cheerleaders “were and are currently” involved in an online dating service called Seeking Arrangement.The women received between 0 and

Footage has emerged of a teenage girl being forced into painful splits by her coach and teammates while she begs them to stop.But in a summation of the investigation that was obtained by Deadspin and the Myrtle Beach Sun News, Coastal Carolina Police Investigator Michelyn Pylilo found that “some of the allegations in the letter were true.” Through interviews with current and former cheerleaders and text messages, she determined that four cheerleaders “were and are currently” involved in an online dating service called Seeking Arrangement.The women received between $100 and $1,500 per date and also received clothes, gifts and designer handbags from the men who contacted them, though none of the women said they performed sexual favors.The probe was spurred by a March 8 letter sent to Coastal Carolina President David Decenzo by someone who signed their name only as “Concerned Parent.” It alleged that the school’s cheerleaders were engaging in prostitution, underage drinking, drug use and academic fraud.The school suspended its entire cheerleading team while it investigated the allegations, though one anonymous team member told WMBF in Myrtle Beach that school police officers had informed the cheerleaders that they had done nothing wrong. C., also said they were not involved in the investigation.Ally Wakefield from Denver in Colorado was one of eight cheerleaders attending a "cheer camp" for East High School in June who were filmed having their arms held up by felllow teammates while her coach, Ozell Williams, pushed on her shoulders to force her legs into a split.

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Footage has emerged of a teenage girl being forced into painful splits by her coach and teammates while she begs them to stop.

But in a summation of the investigation that was obtained by Deadspin and the Myrtle Beach Sun News, Coastal Carolina Police Investigator Michelyn Pylilo found that “some of the allegations in the letter were true.” Through interviews with current and former cheerleaders and text messages, she determined that four cheerleaders “were and are currently” involved in an online dating service called Seeking Arrangement.

The women received between $100 and $1,500 per date and also received clothes, gifts and designer handbags from the men who contacted them, though none of the women said they performed sexual favors.

The probe was spurred by a March 8 letter sent to Coastal Carolina President David Decenzo by someone who signed their name only as “Concerned Parent.” It alleged that the school’s cheerleaders were engaging in prostitution, underage drinking, drug use and academic fraud.

The school suspended its entire cheerleading team while it investigated the allegations, though one anonymous team member told WMBF in Myrtle Beach that school police officers had informed the cheerleaders that they had done nothing wrong. C., also said they were not involved in the investigation.

Ally Wakefield from Denver in Colorado was one of eight cheerleaders attending a "cheer camp" for East High School in June who were filmed having their arms held up by felllow teammates while her coach, Ozell Williams, pushed on her shoulders to force her legs into a split.

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Footage has emerged of a teenage girl being forced into painful splits by her coach and teammates while she begs them to stop.

But in a summation of the investigation that was obtained by Deadspin and the Myrtle Beach Sun News, Coastal Carolina Police Investigator Michelyn Pylilo found that “some of the allegations in the letter were true.” Through interviews with current and former cheerleaders and text messages, she determined that four cheerleaders “were and are currently” involved in an online dating service called Seeking Arrangement.

The women received between $100 and $1,500 per date and also received clothes, gifts and designer handbags from the men who contacted them, though none of the women said they performed sexual favors.

The probe was spurred by a March 8 letter sent to Coastal Carolina President David Decenzo by someone who signed their name only as “Concerned Parent.” It alleged that the school’s cheerleaders were engaging in prostitution, underage drinking, drug use and academic fraud.

,500 per date and also received clothes, gifts and designer handbags from the men who contacted them, though none of the women said they performed sexual favors.The probe was spurred by a March 8 letter sent to Coastal Carolina President David Decenzo by someone who signed their name only as “Concerned Parent.” It alleged that the school’s cheerleaders were engaging in prostitution, underage drinking, drug use and academic fraud.The school suspended its entire cheerleading team while it investigated the allegations, though one anonymous team member told WMBF in Myrtle Beach that school police officers had informed the cheerleaders that they had done nothing wrong. C., also said they were not involved in the investigation.Ally Wakefield from Denver in Colorado was one of eight cheerleaders attending a "cheer camp" for East High School in June who were filmed having their arms held up by felllow teammates while her coach, Ozell Williams, pushed on her shoulders to force her legs into a split.