Jody Webb is back teaching physical education four days a week at Mountain View Elementary and one day at Hillcrest Elementary.
He returned Tuesday, Boise School District spokesman Dan Hollar confirmed.
The district placed the former Capital High wrestling coach on paid administrative leave Sept. 30 while the Boise Police Department investigated an accusation against Webb involving school funds.
In a police report obtained by the Idaho Statesman, at issue was a reimbursement check for $4,674.70 issued to Webb for a 2014 summer wrestling tournament trip. Webb’s request to be reimbursed $5,045.37 for a similar trip in 2015 was denied, prompting an investigation that alleged the Capital City Outlaws Wrestling Club had already paid Webb for those expenses.
The case review has been completed and Webb will not face charges, according to a Dec. 15 letter from Ada County Prosecutor Jan Bennetts.
“While there were understandable concerns raised about accounting problems, I have determined that there is insufficient evidence to prove criminal intent beyond a reasonable doubt,” Bennetts wrote. “At this time, we consider the investigation to be closed.”
The Boise School District is conducting its own investigation, and no timetable is available for when a decision could be made regarding Webb’s coaching status.
KUNA SENIOR COMMITS TO IDAHO STATE
KUNA SENIOR COMMITS TO IDAHO STATE
Jake Johnson committed Monday after making an official visit to Pocatello over the the weekend.
Kuna coach Ian Smart said it is the first full-ride scholarship for a Kuna football player in at least four seasons.
The 6-foot-6, 220-pound Johnson, a first-team selection in the 4A Southern Idaho Conference at wide receiver, will likely move to tight end.
He also had a scholarship offer from Idaho and Portland State, Smart said.
“His catch radius is incredible,” Smart said. “I know (Idaho State) was impressed with him on film and the things that he was able to do with the ball. ... They’re classifying him as a tight end, but they won’t use him as a traditional blocking tight end. They see a lot of potential in getting mismatches with him, which is going to be pretty fun for him in that system.”
COUNCIL SENIOR REACHES MILESTONE
Four-year starter Zoe Wessels collected her 1,000th point in a Lumberjacks uniform with her fifth point against Garden Valley on Jan. 15. The 5-10 forward is signed with Northwest Nazarene.
BOISE GIRLS HOSTING PINK ZONE NIGHT
The Braves’ eighth annual event is Friday, and the basketball team hopes to surpass the $1,571 it raised last year for the Boise chapter of the Susan G. Komen Foundation.
Fans can enter to win more than $2,500 in raffle prizes, including a pair of round-trip tickets to anywhere Southwest Airlines flies. Winners will be drawn at halftime of the varsity game against Eagle, which tips off at 7:30 p.m.
CAPITAL GRAD HONORED BY NAIA
Carroll College junior Beaugh Meyer is the NAIA national field athlete of the week after finishing second in the shot put at the Montana State Open last week.
Meyer’s throw of 53 feet, 9.75 inches ranks No. 1 in the NAIA indoor season.
He also starts at defensive tackle on the Saints’ football team, recording a team-best 14.5 tackles for loss last season.
LOCAL OFFICIALS TO ATTEND SAFETY TRAINING
Rocky Mountain football coach Scott Criner and Capital Athletic Director Steve Sosnowski will take part in USA Football’s Heads Up Football Master Trainer workshop this weekend in Indianapolis.
The group will discuss how it can continue promoting a better and safer game on youth and high school levels nationwide.