Bell City basketball coach placed on administrative leave

By Todd Richards

BELL CITY, Mo. - Bell City High School Principal Matt Asher says the school's athletic director and head boys basketball coach Brian Brandtner has been placed on paid administrative leave pending an investigation.
Asher would not comment any further on the issue.
Asher will also serve as acting AD in Brandtners absence and veteran assistant coach Pat Niemczyk will be acting head basketball coach.  Asher will also serve as an assistant basketball coach.
Bell City travels to Richland High School Friday night.
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