By: Diane Benjamin
We are expected to believe a dedicated 15 year football coach suddenly decided he needed to spend more time with his family.
It’s a great idea, but it’s difficult to believe he wouldn’t have planned his departure and made sure a great coach was in place so the program wouldn’t suffer.
That brings me to a WJBC story from yesterday: http://www.wjbc.com/2018/01/18/unit-5-chief-district-working-interally-to-address-sports-booster-payments/
IHSA’s only beef is that the School Board didn’t know about the payments to assistant coaches.
One guy who did know about the payments was the Athletic Director Stan Lewis:
This is one of the emails in FOIA – Part 2 from this story: https://blnnews.com/2018/01/10/unit-5-the-emails/
If Stan Lewis knew and obviously approved, paying coaches can not possibly by why Coach Hess resigned.
That only leaves the secret meeting: https://blnnews.com/2018/01/13/unit-5-nobody-is-going-away-without-answers/
Still want answers?
Is it possible the entire Board wasn’t in the secret meeting? Maybe they aren’t being told the truth?