BLACKFOOT, Idaho -- Four former Blackfoot High School athletes charged with felonies and misdemeanors from hazing incidents police say occurred at a school locker room and on a bus have entered not guilty pleas to the misdemeanor charges.

Nathan Walker, Anthony Clarke, Logan Chidester and Tyson Katseanes, all 19, entered the not guilty pleas on Thursday in Bingham County Magistrate Court.

The misdemeanor counts include false imprisonment and battery and stem from events police say took place between Dec. 2, 2009, and Feb. 28.

The men also face felony counts of forcible sexual penetration using a foreign object. Preliminary hearings on the felony charges are set for Jan. 5 and 6 in 7th District Court.

A fifth individual who is a juvenile and who police say was involved in the hazing also faces charges. Bingham County prosecutors say they have filed a motion to charge that person as an adult.

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