GEORGETOWN — Stan Wienke predicted his future.
“I know what’s going to happen. I’m going to get out of football for a year or two and get the itch to do it (again),” the longtime successful high school coach told The News-Gazette in January 2016, after stepping aside as Villa Grove/Heritage’s football leader following one season at the helm.
Wienke didn’t get the timeline exactly correct, but his belief was spot-on.
The Georgetown-Ridge Farm Board of Education on Monday night confirmed Wienke as its high school’s new football coach. Wienke replaces Josh Cavanaugh, who resigned the Buffaloes’ coaching job this past June amid allegations of racist behavior and bullying.
Wienke also was approved as a teacher in driver’s education and health. Both confirmations were by unanimous vote.
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