Linton-Stockton boys basketball coach JoeyHart arrested on public intoxication in Clay County

The head coach of the state's second-ranked 2A boys basketball team has been arrested.


Linton-Stockton head coach Joey Hart was charged with public intoxication after being arrested by the Clay County Sheriff's Department early Saturday morning. Hart was found unconcious in his car near Coalmont in the 4 a.m. hour Saturday. He was initially held on $3,000 bond.


After serving as head coach at Shakamak and Turkey Run, Hart has been head coach at Linton-Stockton since 2011.  He's posted a 258-72 mark at the school and recently won his 400th game as a head coach in a double-overtime vistory over Evansville Harrison. 


The Miners (10-1) were coming off four wins and the First Financial Bank Wabash Valley Classic championship in Terre Haute.







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