Skip to comments.Ex-coach charged with raping boy
Posted on 02/24/2005 12:54:58 PM PST by bikepacker67
A former Malden wrestling coach who called his students ``disciples in training'' and instructed them to perform sexual acts to be a part of his team is facing charges of raping one of his students and more victims are likely to come forward, according to authorities.
Prosecutor Michelle Margolis said Everett Bower, 32, asked his wrestlers to perform sex acts as the culmination of their four-step indoctrination into his ``family.''
Bower has coached boys wrestling at Savio Prep High School in East Boston, Malden High and Malden Catholic, though he's currently unemployed. Margolis described in court how he would instruct his young charges to tell him a secret and show him some act of devotion before performing a sex act in order to be initiated into the club.
She said she expects more victims to surface now that one 17-year-old Malden boy has told police about the alleged abuse that began when he was studying judo with Bower at age 8.
The abuse allegedly began with Bower touching the boy's genitals, giving him alcohol on out-of-state trips to judo tournaments and ``huddling'' naked with him, Margolis said.
When the boy resisted, ``He would then hold him, kiss him, hug him and tell him, `You know I love you,' '' Margolis said.
The teen, who wrestled under Bower at Malden High, came to police after Bower allegedly invited him into a bedroom at his Medford home recently and used a sex toy on him before placing it on himself, court papers said.
The teen told police Bower has used the sex toy on him since he was 14. On other occasions, Bower would invite the boy to watch pornographic videos and masturbate with other teens at his home, prosecutors said.
Bower has also allegedly disciplined the boy by hitting him with a wooden paddle and a physics book until his buttocks bled and one time pinning him down in a shower and shaving his genitals with the help of another student, Margolis said.
At Savio Prep, where Bower last coached wrestling and taught chemistry, former students said Bower was known as a ``pervert'' who ``taught punishments,'' gave students extra credit for doing push-ups against the wall and would frequently grab his crotch during class. They also said he would boast about showering with student wrestlers. Bower's family posted $1,500 bail.
You should always include the link to the article when you post, its part of the excerpt and posting rules.
I'm with you. good post. In America the gay agenda has worked hard to destroy religon, entertainment and retail. The word destroy - to me means that they want to end all tradional ideas of love, sex, right and wrong. They have been succeeding. I'm glad there are people like you willing to name evil.
that is my point. the headline is based upon the slant of media.
RATS!! I thought I had put the link in there! Here it is: http://www.worldnetdaily.com/news/article.asp?ARTICLE_ID=12958
Yeah, I was being a bit sarcstic. Sorry about that.
It's just ridiculous anymore. Heck, there are some now who will just make up headlines that have no basis in fact at all. They know that some people will do no more than read the headline, so they word it to deceive.
2. If this had been someone in my family, and such reports were coming in from numerous sources, he would rot in jail before I put up one penny to have him released.
I'm with you on that. The kindest thing the family can do for him is to help him face justice. IMO, that means NO BAIL!
Those kids he abused will NEVER be the same. They are deeply damaged, more than they likely realize at this moment. Oh, I know God can repair them. But minus a deep faith, they've got a long and miserable road of wrongly blaming themselves, shaming themselves, being angry at self, authorities who did not protect them, the guy who did it...and being completely confused about healthy love/sex relationships.
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