November 1, 2019
Bob Smith, Robert Sanchez
Lake Park High School officials have confirmed that their internal probe into the Lancers football program focuses on how a man convicted of aggravated criminal sexual abuse in the early 1990s ended up as a volunteer offensive line coach with this year’s team.
The volunteer coach, Frank J. Battaglia, was charged with aggravated criminal sexual abuse of a girl between the ages of 13 and 16 in 1991 while she was a student at the former Driscoll Catholic High School in Addison.
Court records show Battaglia,