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January 5, 2012 at 11:30 AM

Viral video of hard fouls goes national on Yahoo!

Michael Christenson told the Tri-City Herald he never intended for his video, featuring hard fouls during a high-school basketball game between Highland and Connell, to get to this point.

He never thought it would reach beyond a small group of people in the Highland High School community.

Well, as of Thursday morning, it was one of the main stories on Yahoo!, demonstrating the reach and speed of social media and the potential consequences of anything that gets posted online.

Here is the video:

Here is the story written by the Tri-City Herald’s Jack Millikin. Click here.

Here is a link to the Yahoo! blog post. Click here.

Here is a statement issued by the WIAA:

“The WIAA is currently working with the two schools, officials and Washington Officials Association on the situation. The WIAA has the utmost concern for the safety of the student-athletes and the welfare of the game.”

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