Ex-Silo coach asks for change of venue

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BRYAN COUNTY, OK -- Roy West, the former Silo baseball coach charged with 14 felony counts of injury to a minor is asking for a change of venue.

West is accused of hitting his student athletes with baseballs last year and was recently bound over for trial.

He was arrested last September after investigators say he struck players in the back, legs, arms, or torso with baseballs for quote inadequate performance.

In a recent preliminary hearing several witnesses testified against West.

His trial has been set for May 12th.