A federal court hearing for a former Miles City athletic trainer accused of systematic sexual abuse has been pushed back. 

James E. Jensen was scheduled to appear in court Friday for a continued change of plea hearing. That hearing has been postponed until March 4 at 9 a.m., according to court documents filed Thursday. 

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The Billings Gazette reported the previously scheduled date in a story about new accusations that was published online Thursday and in print Friday. 

Jensen previously filed documents showing his intent to plead guilty to charges of coercion and enticement of a minor that carry a 15-year sentence. 

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