The Real “March Madness”: Six Students Drop Dead

It started last night with Selection Sunday.  It builds this week with brackets and office pools.  It explodes this weekend with the first round of the NCAA Tournament as we march to the Final Four.  It’s a great time of year . . . as long as you are focused on college...

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Coach Perspective on ECG Screening of Athletes

This is an excerpt.  The full article can be seen here. Officials are still trying to determine the cause of death of a 17-year-old athlete from Oregon who collapsed just minutes after winning a wrestling match, KGW-TV reported. Charley Engelfried was walking off the mat Thursday night when he suddenly...

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Swimmer Dies, My High School

I graduated from Sycamore High School in 1988.  At that time, life was simple.  Since that time, I lost a son, Sycamore has lost a student swimmer and tens of thousands of other kids have died from sudden cardiac arrest.  My heart goes out to Jose’s family. CINCINNATI, Ohio, October 27. THE Cincinnati Marlins and...

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