Stinson Cleared To Return To Classroom

Former Pleasure Ridge Park High School football coach Jason Stinson has been cleared to return Thursday to his PRP teaching position. Stinson was acquitted last week of reckless homicide and wanton endangerment in the August, 2008 heat stroke death of sophomore player Max Gilpin.    The 37 year old Stinson was re-assigned to a non-teachign position […]

Deputy Coroner Testifies At Stinson Trial

Jefferson County Deputy Coroner Sam Weakley told jurors in the Jason Stinson trial Friday that he found nothing amiss in the death of Pleasure Ridge Park football player Max Gilpin and ruled the manner of death accidental. Weakley made his determination before the criminal investigation was launched into the 15 year old’s heat stroke death.                                               […]

Jeff Gilpin Testifies At Stinson Trial

The trial of former Pleasure Ridge Park High School football coach Jason Stinson resumed Tuesday in Jefferson Circuit Court. Stinson is charged with reckless homicide and wanton endangerment the August, 2008 heat stroke death of sophomore player Max Gilpin, who collapsed during practice. Tuesday’s testimony began with Max’s father, Jeff Gilpin, who said he arrived […]

Stinson Faces Second Charge In Player's Death

A Jefferson County grand jury has returned a second felony indictment against former Pleasure Ridge Park High School football coach Jason Stinson. Stinson is now also charged with wanton endangerment in the August, 2008 death of 15 year old PRP player Max Gilpin, who collapsed from heat stroke during practice and died several days later. […]

JCPS To Release Report On Player's Death

Jefferson County Public Schools officials say they will release a report on their investigation into last year’s heat-related death of a Pleasure Ridge Park High School football player Wednesday morning. Fifteen year old Max Gilpin died three days after he collapsed at the end of a practice in the August heat. His former coach, Jason […]

Tentative Trial Date Set For Stinson

A tentative trial date has been set for former Pleasure Ridge Park High School football coach Jason Stinson, who’s charged with reckless homicide in the heat related death of a player. Subject to a judge’s approval, Stinson will go on trial August 31. Jefferson County Commonwealth’s Attorney David Stengel and defense attorney Alex Dathorne agreed […]

Stinson To Be Replaced As PRP Football Coach

Louisville Pleasure Ridge Park High School is expected to have a new head football coach on the sideline next season. Jefferson County Public Schools Superintendent Sheldon Berman tells the Courier-Journal that the school is in the process of replacing Jason Stinson as coach. Stinson is under indictment in connection with the heat related death of […]

PRP Football Coach Indicted In Player's Death

The head coach of Louisville’s Pleasure Ridge Park High School football team has been indicted on a reckless homicide charge in connection with the death of a player who collapsed at practice last summer. Jefferson County Commonwealth’s Attorney Dave Stengel says a grand jury returned the indictment against coach David Stinson Thursday. P-R-P sophomore Max […]