MIHALOVICH APPEAL: Board Hears Football Coach Wednesday

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The Des Moines School Board will meet Wednesday night to hear an appeal from Lincoln High School Football Coach, Tom Mihalovich.

An internal investigation released last week found Mihalovich violated the school district’s bullying and harassment policy by retaliating against a player who tweeted disparaging remarks about the team.

The investigation also indicates Mihalovich was insubordinate and inflicted corporal punishment on the player.

Mihalovich is currently on paid, administrative leave.  The school board could decide Wednesday night whether to terminate him.

A rally in support of Mihalovich is planned prior to the hearing, which begins at 7:30.