Yorkville HS to rename wrestling tournament named for Dennis Hastert

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Wednesday, June 3, 2015
Hastert in court Thursday
Dennis Hastert is expected to plead not guilty to federal bank charges. The question is whether the case against him will go to trial.

YORKVILLE, Ill. (WLS) -- Organizers of the "Dennis Hastert Yorkville Invitational" say they'll likely rename the wrestling tournament.

It's named after the former U.S. House speaker who once coached high school wrestling in Yorkville.

Hastert is charged with lying to the FBI and evading bank regulations. Prosecutors believe he was paying someone hush-money to hide prior sexual misconduct.

The head of the wrestling club says the tournament will still take place, but with another name.