Former Scottsbluff coach enters not guilty pleas for sexual assault

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GERING, Neb. (KNEP) - The former Scottsbluff High girls golf coach facing sexual assault charges Friday entered pleas of not guilty in the case.

Mike Klein, 61, of Mitchell, was arraigned in Scotts Bluff County District Court. Klein is charged with 15 felony and five misdemeanor counts of sexual assault.

Prosecutors allege that Klein had sexual contact with or inappropriately touched of two members of the SHS girls golf team. Court documents say the incidents allegedly took place at various times and locations over 10 years, most recently in early 2016.

Trial in the case is set for the May.