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Battle Creek Enquirer

 •  November 21

Kellogg Community College Athletic Trainer Thomas Lawrence has been inducted into the Michigan Athletic Trainers' Society Hall of Fame. Lawrence, the head athletic trainer at KCC since 2010, was honored by the MATS during an awards luncheon at Eastern Michigan University in June. He was the lone member enshrined in the 2017 MATS Hall of Fame class...

Battle Creek Enquirer

 •  September 6

Baseline testing helping teams identify symptoms; headers banned at youth level, but what are the next steps? During the 2016 All-City Soccer Tournament Final, Battle Creek Central goalkeeper Isaac Engelhardt charged to a ball sent into the box on a free kick while being challenged by a header from Lakeview forward Cooper Grosteffon. Engelhardt...

Battle Creek Enquirer

 •  July 20

He has played both football and baseball at the highest levels and now he is taking what he knows and has created a booming business, making his mark as a high-level athletic trainer. Evan Sharpley, an All-State football and baseball player at Marshall High School, before playing both sports at Notre Dame, is now the head of Sharpley Training in...

Battle Creek Enquirer

 •  August 23, 2016

(Photo: Al Lassen/For the Enquirer) Dr. Chuck Middleton has seen his share of overuse injuries in his work as a physical therapist, athletic trainer and strength coach. But even he was caught by surprise when his 13-year-old son Cooper was diagnosed with a stress fracture called the 'dreaded black line' injury - an overuse injury caused in large...

Battle Creek Enquirer

 •  December 14, 2015

Andy Lawrence said trusting a certified athletic trainer is the best way for athletes to help prevent worsening the injury. "If they trust me, I feel like they will come and tell me if there heads are bothering them if they actually do have a concussion ...

Battle Creek Enquirer

 •  August 15, 2015

With those numbers in mind, the MHSAA is getting aggressive in its education for parents on the subject and ... “We had one of our administrators who was an athletic trainer doing exactly that,” Fleck said. “I think the person up there needs to ...