Four sentinel events in the first week of high school football? Is this a trend, or just the early season? How concerned should we all be in the care of our athletes?
In Texas, two student-athletes were airlifted at the same game after one boy suffered what was a possible internal injury and another suffered a possible spinal injury. Read the full story here.
Another Texas high schooler almost died from heat stroke, which caused brain swelling, after the first game of the season. Read the full story here.
Meanwhile in Pennsylvania, a high school football game was suspended after one of the quarterbacks collapsed on the field and was rushed to the hospital, suffering from a significant brain bleed as well as a collapsed lung. Read the full story here.