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13-Year-Old Who Collapsed, Died in School Gym Had Enlarged Heart

Dec 6, 2017

13-Year-Old Who Collapsed, Died in School Gym Had Enlarged Heart

Courtesy of News 4 Jax - Paris Byrd, the St. Johns County girl who died after collapsing during basketball tryouts Tuesday at R.J. Murray Middle School had an enlarged heart, to medical examiner's preliminary report found.

10-Year-Old Dies of Cardiac Arrest in School Assembly

Dec 1, 2017

10-Year-Old Dies of Cardiac Arrest in School Assembly

Courtesy of Pune Mirror - Students of Caelum High School in Undri and their parents were in for a shock on Thursday morning, when a 10-year-old collapsed at the assembly and was declared dead an hour later.

Healthy Schoolboy Died 'After Being Hit in Chest by Football and Suffered Concussion of the Heart' Inquest Hears

Nov 28, 2017

Healthy Schoolboy Died 'After Being Hit in Chest by Football and Suffered Concussion of the Heart' Inquest Hears

Courtesy of Mirror - A healthy schoolboy died after being hit in the chest by a football when out playing with his friends, an inquest heard.

Coach Pays Heart Rending Tribute to Tragic Accrington Stanley Teen Footballer

Oct 19, 2017

Coach Pays Heart Rending Tribute to Tragic Accrington Stanley Teen Footballer

Courtesy of The Sun - Jordan Moseley was destined for a career as a top pro according to former mangers before his unexpected death

Fleming Island Teen Dies After Collapsing In Weight Room

Sep 21, 2017

Fleming Island Teen Dies After Collapsing In Weight Room

Courtesy of News 4 Jax - Two days after a Fleming Island High School sophomore collapsed while working out in the school's weight room, Wolfson Children's Hospital said Ben Johnson died of cardiac arrest and irreversible brain damage.

Holmdel High Lacrosse Player Collapses, Dies During Game At Rutgers

Sep 18, 2017

Holmdel High Lacrosse Player Collapses, Dies During Game At Rutgers

Courtesy of Holmdel Patch - Breaking: The Holmdel High school junior who died Sunday collapsed on the field during a scrimmage at Rutgers University.

College Football Player Dies After Game In Ohio

Sep 17, 2017

College Football Player Dies After Game In Ohio

Courtesy of ABC 2 News - A college football player from the College of Wooster in Ohio died on Sunday, after he was transported to the hospital following a game on Saturday.

Parents Pay Moving Tribute To 'Lovely' Son Who Died After Collapsing Suddenly On Rugby Pitch

Sep 15, 2017

Parents Pay Moving Tribute To 'Lovely' Son Who Died After Collapsing Suddenly On Rugby Pitch

Courtesy of Mirror - Dan Wilkinson was killed by an undiagnosed heart condition - but previous medicals had showed up no issues.

Teen's Death Inspires Free Heart Screenings At Hinsdale Central HS

Sep 7, 2017

Teen's Death Inspires Free Heart Screenings At Hinsdale Central HS

Courtesy of ABC 7 - A mother's loss inspired a potentially life-saving event for students at a suburban school.

Austin, Minnesota, Student Athlete Dies 10 Days After Collapse At Practice

Sep 3, 2017

Austin, Minnesota, Student Athlete Dies 10 Days After Collapse At Practice

Courtesy of ABC News - A 14-year-old Austin, Minnesota, football player has died 10 days after collapsing at a team practice, school officials said.

Why Did Fit Former Ironman Dean Mercer’s Heart Fail?

Sep 1, 2017

Why Did Fit Former Ironman Dean Mercer’s Heart Fail?

Courtesy of Gold Coast Bulletin - THIS week’s tragic death of ironman great Dean Mercer prompted an outpouring of emotion fitting of a man admired from afar and adored by those closest to him.

Boxer Dies After Suffering Cardiac Arrest In Training Camp

Aug 31, 2017

Boxer Dies After Suffering Cardiac Arrest In Training Camp

Courtesy of Boxing Scene - Angelique Duchemin, WBF female featherweight, suffered a cardiac arrest during a training session on Monday evening at her hometown gym in southern France.

Stetson University Football Player Dies After Collapsing At Practice

Aug 29, 2017

Stetson University Football Player Dies After Collapsing At Practice

Courtesy of WFTV - A 19-year-old Stetson University football player died Monday evening after collapsing during practice.

Few Answers In The Death Of A Bronx Football Player

Aug 25, 2017

Few Answers In The Death Of A Bronx Football Player

Courtesy of The New York Times - An avid athlete, Dominick was at home on the basketball court or in the water, or just running among herds of cows and goats on the Caribbean island of Montserrat, where he spent part of his childhood.

Boy With Heart Transplant Dies On First Day Of School

Aug 23, 2017

Boy With Heart Transplant Dies On First Day Of School

Courtesy of CNN - Peyton West's parents would never have thought that his first day of school this year was going to be his last.

Teen Dies From Cardiac Arrest During Football Practice

Aug 22, 2017

Teen Dies From Cardiac Arrest During Football Practice

Courtesy of New York Post - A teenage boy died during football practice at a Bronx high school Tuesday afternoon, police said.

Champion Libby Raises Awareness Of Disease By Running In Memory Of Young Swimmer

Aug 13, 2017

Champion Libby Raises Awareness Of Disease By Running In Memory Of Young Swimmer

Courtesy of The Courier Mail - Eloise was 15 when she suffered a sudden cardiac arrest in 2013 and died in her sleep.

The Issue Of Sudden Death In Soccer And How To Counter It

Aug 8, 2017

The Issue Of Sudden Death In Soccer And How To Counter It

Courtesy of Soccity - It happened again—a young player, vivacious and promising, suddenly collapsed—on the soccer field.

Triathlete Dies In Ironman's Swim Leg

Aug 7, 2017

Triathlete Dies In Ironman's Swim Leg

Courtesy of SunStar - A SERIES of “unfortunate” events that included the death of a triathlete, injuries and a power failure marked the Cobra Energy Drink Ironman 70.3 Philippines yesterday.

S.C. Community Mourns Sudden Death Of Football Star

Jul 6, 2017

S.C. Community Mourns Sudden Death Of Football Star

Courtesy of USA Today High School Sports - Cheraw High School junior, Dorrell McFarland, 17, went into cardiac arrest, according to friends. The teen was airlifted to Charleston where he died Monday.