High school coach arrested for drunken driving, drugs
WOLSEY (AP) — Authorities in eastern South Dakota say a long-time high school boys coach has been arrested for driving drunk and drug possession.
The Beadle County State's Attorney's Office says Gordon Hooks-William, an employee of the Wolsey-Wessington School District, was arrested for first-offense drunken driving, possession of 2 ounces or less of marijuana and obstructing an officer.
KELO-TV reports the South Dakota High School Athletic Association lists Hooks-Williams as the Warbirds' football and boys' basketball head coach and a physical education teacher. He's been the team's football coach since 2007.
The school district declined comment, saying it's a personnel matter. A phone listing for Hooks-Williams could not be found.