PULLMAN – Washington State linebacker Logan Tago will return to the classroom and practice field from his suspension while the student conduct board reviews his and other cases that were affected by a Wednesday ruling by the Whitman County Superior Court.
The court issued a stay of fellow football player Robert Barber’s suspension after it found that the student conduct board that reviewed Barber’s case had not kept records of the questions Barber submitted to be asked of claimants and witnesses.
Because of the court’s ruling, the student conduct board has temporarily lifted all restrictions stemming from recent decisions in which records were not kept of the questions submitted by defendants. This includes Tago, who was suspended for two years because of his role in a June altercation in which he allegedly struck a person and stole their beer.
Tago had initially been allowed to practice while sitting out games because of an athletic department policy once he was formally charged for that incident. Tago will be arraigned on Friday.
Once the student conduct board issued a suspension, however, Tago had to sit out practices and was not allowed to attend class. He will be able to do both while the student conduct board conducts a new investigation and ruling, this time using different board members.
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