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Cheer team cancels competition due to concussions

Cheer team cancels competition due to concussions

Lauren Ocker, JAG reporter

November 5, 2015


Filed under CHEER, SPORTS

After obtaining a mild concussion, sophomore Heather Winne sits out on the sidelines and watches the rest of the cheer team stunt at the football game. The cheer team has had eight members with concussions which resulted, in it dropping out of their October competition. “We were supposed to ...

Concussion helmets banned by KSHSAA

Concussion helmets banned by KSHSAA

Sam Lopez, Nick Booth, JagWire sports editor, JagWire news editor

October 16, 2014


Filed under SPORTS

The Kansas State High School Activities Association (KSHSAA) released a new policy in September that bans the use of soft or padded headgear (commonly referred to as concussion bands/helmets) in sports in compliance to the National Federation of State High School Association’s rules, in all sports...

Sophomore reflects on aftermath of concussion

Sophomore reflects on aftermath of concussion

Sarah Myers, JagWire reporter

November 14, 2013


Filed under SPORTS

This is part of a collection of stories of students who have experienced concussions. Under the bright lights of the football field on the night of Monday, Sept. 30, sophomore Jared Zukowski ran down an opposing player during the first quarter of his junior varsity football game. As he tackled the play...

Senior volleyball player experiences her second concussion

Senior volleyball player experiences her second concussion

Karissa Schmidt, JagWire feature editor

November 12, 2013


Filed under SPORTS

This is part of a collection of stories of students who have experienced concussions. A ball was hit up to the ceiling as senior Abby Ford, libero on the varsity volleyball team, dove head first attempting to return it on Thursday, Sept. 19. After hitting her head on the ground,  she struggled to commu...

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