Since August, local high school football teams have battled for a chance to play in the state championship game. Why did some teams rise to the top and others not? Some say its solid coaching or maybe just plain luck. Perhaps it’s a bit of both. But, for 2 local teams at state this week, they have something else in common – a healthy team.
Just last week, 2 doctors from the University of Minnesota released a preprinting of an article in the American Journal of Bioethics boldly calling for all public high schools to discontinue their tackle football programs. Though they stated the number of deaths and catastrophic injuries continue to decline, they fear the long-term cognitive effects of […]
It was a tragic week in high school football nationally: 3 deaths in 4 days. The causes were due to brain bleeds, not concussions. Concussions don’t cause bleeding or swelling in the brain. While it’s a scary situation, it’s important to understand the facts.