Video: Utah Cops Pepper-Spray Fans To Break Up High School Game Crowd

ROOSEVELT, Utah — Police officers used pepper spray on fans and players at a high school football game to break up a post-game celebration.

The game took place Thursday night in Roosevelt on the Union High   Cougars’ home turf. It was the final game of the season for two winless   teams-Uintah High and Union High. The schools are 30 miles apart and   are longtime rivals.

Union lost the game, and as the players left the field a group of Polynesian fans tried to boost the team’s morale by performing the Haka, a fierce traditional war chant often performed at football and rugby games around the state.

A group of 15 men and boys blocked the exit to the field, and officers asked them to move.

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