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Concussion awareness grows

Concussion awareness grows

Briana McDonald, Staff Writer
February 28, 2017
Filed under Features

Straight ahead, coming at you full speed, and bam. A student opens their eyes to find themselves laying in the middle of the field looking up at the bright lights beaming down on them. Suddenly, they can’t remember what the score was, or the team they were playing against. They just got a concu...

Frosh-Soph players suffer from concussions

Frosh-Soph players suffer from concussions

Brooke Buckley, Staff Writer
February 11, 2014
Filed under Sports

Girls Frosh-Soph basketball team suffered from two concussions in one week. Wednesday, Jan. 29, starting shooting guard Caitlin Caslow fell backwards and slammed her head against the gym floor, resulting in a concussion. Shortly after, Hannah Wright, also a shooting guard, was diagnosed with a concussion after she dove for a loose ball during a quad game on Jan. 31. ...

Concussions: not just for football

Concussions: not just for football

Sarah Schisla, Staff Writer
December 9, 2013
Filed under Sports

Although concussions are generally associated with sports like football and hockey, they are increasingly recognized in other sports as well. Carlmont Athletic Trainer Jesse Little said, "It's not just football anymore. Concussions are spreading to soccer, basketball, and lacrosse." Concussions are mild traum...

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