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KETV Omaha

 •  August 26, 2017

Friday marked the start of high school football season across the Metro. With it comes a focus on player safety, especially this season as more and more local teams roll out high-tech helmets that aim to make the game safer. OMAHA, Neb. — Friday marked the start of high school football season across the Metro. With it comes a focus on player...

KETV Omaha

 •  August 24, 2017

Steve Eubanks, OPS supervisor of athletics, said there's no doubt the helmets work, but the district wants to make sure every team follows the same protocol when using them. OMAHA, Neb. — When the Friday night lights come on this week, Omaha Public School football players will wear the new Riddell SpeedFlex helmets, but the InSite technology inside...

KETV Omaha

 •  June 19, 2017

OMAHA, Neb. — More than a million high school students play full contact football. But some may argue the very future of high school football is on the line because of the risk of concussions and brain injury. That’s why Creighton Prep is adding a higher level of surveillance to its football program, as the first in the state to outfit the entire...

KETV Omaha

 •  April 15, 2017

OMAHA, NE — A new facility for Warren Academy, expected to open May 1, is ready to put some young athletes to work. The a local nonprofit, started by former Husker and profession football player, Steve Warren, aims to provide athletic training and coaching to area youth. "Training kids sport-specifically. Also strength and conditioning, speed and...

KETV Omaha

 •  March 17, 2017

For athletes, getting hurt is often a reality. That's why Omaha trainers and doctors are working hard to prevent the pain before it starts. OMAHA, Neb. — For athletes, getting hurt is often a reality. That's why Omaha trainers and doctors are working hard to prevent the pain before it starts. "Unfortunately, it's the nature of athletics. We deal...

KETV Omaha

 •  September 27, 2016

0:00:00Play clipMuteVolume 100%0:00 / 2:10Full screenClosed Captions Off English Show Transcript Hide Transcript OF CONCERNS. >> KETV NEWSWATCH 7 SEAN EVERSON IS HERE WITH MORE. >> DAVE AND MELISSA, WE'RE LOOKING INTO A NEW STUDY FROM BLUE CROSS/BLUE SHIELD OF NEBRASKA, THE STUDY SHOWS MORE PEOPLE ARE AWARE, AND MORE OF THESE INJURIES ARE REPORTED...