Troubling Missouri Rape Case Involving Football Players, Underage Drinking and Social Media is Steubenville All Over Again

daisy coleman cheerleaderA sexual assault case in Missouri is garnering national attention, drawing many comparisons to the Steubenville rape case after an investigative piece by The Kansas City Star titled “Nightmare in Maryville.”

Like Steubenville or not, the testimony of 14-year-old Daisy Coleman against football player and son of a former Republican representative Matt Barnett is haunting on a stand-alone basis.

The case against Barnett was dropped, but the teen and her mother, who discovered her “nearly unconscious” on the lawn of their home in early 2012, are now pleading to have it reopened.

Barnett allegedly had non-consensual sex with an intoxicated Coleman. Another boy claims to have filmed a portion of the encounter. Eventually, the Colemans were driven out of Maryville due to cyberbullying.

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Funny Video: Lake Of The Ozarks Dubstep Boat Crash

Seven boaters in Missouri were knocked from side to side after going over a large wave in the Lake of the Ozarks, and the footage of the notably party-loving crew being battered by stupidity is amazing.

There’s an original video of Lake TV News covering the incident, but the “Fountain Crash Dubstepified” version using Skrillex’s “Scary Monsters And Nice Sprites” is much better.