The baseball coach accused of choking out a player will have his case go to trial.
According to the Watertown Daily Times, Indian River coach Kevin Smith will have his case heard by a jury starting next month.
Smith is accused of attempting to show a Mixed Martial Arts move on a 16-year-old player in the locker room at Indian River back in April. The player allegedly lost consciousness and hit his head on a door. The teen did practice that afternoon but ended up that night at Samaritan Medical Center with a concussion.
Smith is facing charges of recklessness endangerment and endangering the welfare of a child, although a grand jury previously decided to not charge him with felonies.