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Spencer Ronchetto of West Lafayette (Ind.) plays in state final 6 weeks after ACL tear

INDIANAPOLIS – Spencer Ronchetto is a medical miracle.

Six weeks ago, he was lying on the Central Catholic football field in agonizing pain, the victim of a torn anterior cruciate ligament and meniscus in his right knee. 479 more words


Tenn. football player Baylor Bramble continues amazing recovery, now breathing on his own

The recovery of Tennessee high school football player Baylor Bramble continues with his father announcing that Baylor completed 24 hours off the ventilator this week. 189 more words


Two Minnesota doctors urge football to be eliminated from schools

In what could be the first of many watershed moments to impact the landscape of high school football, two University of Minnesota doctors have recommended that football be eliminated from the nation’s schools… 563 more words


What fate awaits high school football's future?

The thankful receiver bears a plentiful harvest, wrote poet William Blake. He wasn’t talking about football, but administrator Roger Blake very much is when he says the game is at a critical juncture: Someday, without changes, it could run out of receivers. 409 more words


Today in sports history Novmeber 17

Thumbs up! Mike Utley

On November 17th 1991 Detroit Lions offensive lineman Mike Utley suffered a spinal injury in a game against Los Angeles that left him paralyzed from the chest down.What made this moment in time so significant is that as he was being carted off the field Mike gave the fans and the players the “thumbs up” letting us all know that he would be ok. 33 more words


Tennessee Titans send special gifts to injured football player Baylor Bramble

NASHVILLE – Toks Sokoya never attended Siegel High with Baylor Bramble.

That didn’t keep the Tennessee Titans marketing coordinator from feeling like Bramble was a family member in need when he heard about Bramble’s head trauma. 492 more words


Injured Tennessee football player shows movement in arms, father says

A Tennessee high school football player who suffered a head injury that required emergency surgery had movement in his arms Saturday, his father wrote in an update posted on Twitter. 433 more words