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...