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 •  November 1, 2017

A collision between a sport utility vehicle and a bus carrying a high school football team killed the SUV driver and injured three others, authorities said.The westbound SUV crossed the grassy median at about 1 a.m. Saturday in Hellam Township and collided head-on with the eastbound bus, which was carrying Eastern York players home from a game in...

The Morning Call

 •  October 16, 2017

Mike Wiand wasn’t aware two Mifflinburg High School (Union County) teammates had suffered concussions six years ago from hits they took on the football field, but he saw the symptoms.“They just seemed down, depressed,” he said. “They couldn’t focus in school. They didn’t do as well. They were different socially. They were stressed, which only...

The Morning Call

 •  February 26, 2017

It's a scene all athletic trainers and coaching staffs train for, but one they never hope to see: an athlete collapses, unresponsive. During a lacrosse camp Sunday at DeSales University, a 17-year-old boy from Montvale, N.J., fell in a heap on the ground. Staff rushed to his side; among them Catasauqua Area School District athletic trainer John...

The Morning Call

 •  January 8, 2016

We asked several Lehigh Valley high school and college coaches about their concerns related to concussions and what their programs are doing to treat and prevent them. Here are their responses:
PARKLAND COACH JIM MORGANS
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How concerned are you about the effect of concussions on your players?
I have always been concerned...