By John McCallum
Managing Editor 

Cheney suspends coaches

Reasons center on coaching style, allegations surface of head coach falsifying resume


Last updated 2/10/2020 at 11:53am

CHENEY – Blackhawks boys basketball head coach Frankie Keplinger has been placed on administrative leave, according to a statement from school district officials, while an investigation into his coaching style is conducted. District officials also said in the statement that assistant coach Chad Smith has been placed on leave as well.

Keplinger was suspended Jan. 21, with Smith’s suspension coming a week later.

During the investigation, junior varsity coach James Whiteley will serve as interim head coach. Cheney is 2-14 overall with four games remaining in their Great Northern League se...

For access to this article please sign in or subscribe.


Reader Comments(0)


Powered by ROAR Online Publication Software from Lions Light Corporation
© Copyright 2021

Rendered 09/23/2022 11:31