"I look in the mirror every day
to see if I could have done anything differently."
-- PRP Assistant Football Coach Adam Donnelly
This from C-J:
Three assistant football coaches for Pleasure Ridge Park High School say they never heard former head coach David Stinson use profanity, ridicule players for getting a drink or deny players water during the Aug. 20, 2008 practice in which a player collapsed and later died after running wind sprints, according to depositions filed Thursday.
"To my knowledge, he's never denied players water," said Adam Donnelly, the former offensive line coach, in a deposition taken this month.
Some of the coaches' statements are at odds with what players, witnesses and Stinson have previously told police.
Donnelly and coaches Steve Deacon and Jason Cook, who wore a "Support our Stinson" arm band during his deposition, defended the head coach's actions and their own during the Aug. 20 practice where 15-year-old sophomore lineman Max Gilpin collapsed from heat stroke. He died three days later....