Hastings High School replaces wrestling coach

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HASTINGS, Neb. (KSNB) - An investigation is underway connected to the dismissal of a Hastings High School coach.

Hastings Public Schools officials confirmed to Local4 that wrestling coach Austin Weidner was dismissed Sunday after a weekend tournament at Papillion-LaVista.

The reason for his firing was not made clear, but Local4 has learned that a law enforcement investigation is underway in the matter.

In the meantime, HPS officials said Hastings High School Assistant Principal Brian Laux will lead the wrestling team for the rest of the season. Laux was formerly head wrestling coach for the Tigers.

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