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Sudden Cardiac Arrest Strikes Another Student in Central Pa.

Mar 15, 2019

Sudden Cardiac Arrest Strikes Another Student in Central Pa.

Courtesy of Pennlive - An eighth-grader at the Milton Hershey School in Dauphin County has died after sudden cardiac arrest, becoming the second student in the Harrisburg area within two weeks to die of the syndrome.

Miss Teen Universe Dies After Suffering a Heart Attack while on a Skiing Holiday One Day Before Her 20th Birthday

Mar 9, 2019

Miss Teen Universe Dies After Suffering a Heart Attack while on a Skiing Holiday One Day Before Her 20th Birthday

Courtesy of MSN - A former Miss Teen Universe has died after suffering a heart attack the day before her 20th birthday.

Family Wants to Know What Happened in Weight-Lifting Death of Teen

Mar 8, 2019

Family Wants to Know What Happened in Weight-Lifting Death of Teen

Courtesy of BND - The family of the 16-year old who collapsed and died in the East St. Louis Senior High School weight room is looking for answers.

Pennsylvania High School Basketball Player Mourned After Fatal Heart Attack

Mar 4, 2019

Pennsylvania High School Basketball Player Mourned After Fatal Heart Attack

Courtesy of Philly Voice - A 16-year-old high school basketball player from Cumberland County died Monday morning in the aftermath of a massive heart attack he had suffered late last week, family members announced.

Calling Lake Hockey Player Passes Away

Feb 1, 2019

Calling Lake Hockey Player Passes Away

Courtesy of Athabasca Advocate - "A great ambassador for his community," MacEwan University player Nakehko Lamothe passes away after game Jan. 25

Former Wolmer's Boys Footballer Dies after Collapsing during Football Game

Feb 1, 2019

Former Wolmer's Boys Footballer Dies after Collapsing during Football Game

Courtesy of Zip FM - The Wolmer’s Boys’ School community is mourning the death of former student athlete Calvin Kelly who collapsed suddenly and died while playing a game of football on Sunday.

Family Shocked After 11-Year-Old Collapses, Dies Playing Basketball

Jan 31, 2019

Family Shocked After 11-Year-Old Collapses, Dies Playing Basketball

Courtesy of WDTN - It happened just one day before his 12th birthday at the Champaign County YMCA on Saturday.

Basketball Players Cause of Death Pending Test Results

Jan 15, 2019

Basketball Players Cause of Death Pending Test Results

Courtesy of the Henry Herald - Witnesses at the scene of Eagles Landing High School basketball player Zikora Okwuosa’s collapse Friday night told paramedics Okwuosa said, “It is happening again” just before he collapsed. Okwuosa, 16, died soon after.

Mumbai Cricketer Vaibhav Kesarkar Suffers Cardiac Arrest on Field, Dies

Jan 4, 2019

Mumbai Cricketer Vaibhav Kesarkar Suffers Cardiac Arrest on Field, Dies

Courtesy of Latestly - In a shocking incident, a 24-year-old upcoming cricketer – Vaibhav Kesarkar – from Bhandup area of Mumbai died due to a heart attack while playing on Sunday.

HPU Men's Basketball Player Dies after Collapsing during Game

Jan 3, 2019

HPU Men's Basketball Player Dies after Collapsing during Game

Courtesy of KHON2 - Hawaii Pacific University men's basketball player Emil Isovic passed away at Straub Medical Center on Wednesday, December 26 after collapsing during a game timeout a week prior.

Catholic Central Graduate, Wittenberg Football Player Dies at 20

Jan 2, 2019

Catholic Central Graduate, Wittenberg Football Player Dies at 20

Courtesy of Springfield News-Sun - Cosmas Catanzaro was a tight end and longsnapper for Wittenberg

NYPD: Teenage Boy Dies After Collapsing at Basketball Practice in Queens High School

Dec 28, 2018

NYPD: Teenage Boy Dies After Collapsing at Basketball Practice in Queens High School

Courtesy of New York 4 - A 16-year-old Queens boy died suddenly after collapsing during basketball practice Wednesday, leaving his shocked family seeking answers.

'I was Aged 24, and Dead for Five Minutes'

Dec 14, 2018

'I was Aged 24, and Dead for Five Minutes'

Courtesy BBC - More than 80,000 young people in the UK could be living with undiagnosed heart conditions, the British Heart Foundation has warned. If undetected, the consequences can be fatal.

John Glenn HS Retires Jersey of Stellar Student, Athlete

Dec 10, 2018

John Glenn HS Retires Jersey of Stellar Student, Athlete

Courtesy of Ind. WNDU - It's been a tough few months for the John Glenn community after they unexpectedly lost rising senior star athlete Zac Mago this summer.

Memorial Fund Set Up for Mirfield Teenager Who Died After Being Found Collapsed in the Street

Dec 3, 2018

Memorial Fund Set Up for Mirfield Teenager Who Died After Being Found Collapsed in the Street

Courtesy of Examiner Live - The family of a fit and well teenager who died suddenly in the street due to an undiagnosed condition have paid tribute and set up a fund in his memory.

The Tattle of Hastings: Family, Kamloops Rugby Community in Mourning After Kicia's Death

Nov 26, 2018

The Tattle of Hastings: Family, Kamloops Rugby Community in Mourning After Kicia's Death

Courtesy of Kamloops This Week - ‘It’s what you leave behind that makes a huge difference’

2 Basketball Moms Linked Through Tragedy Push For More AEDs in Schools

Nov 13, 2018

2 Basketball Moms Linked Through Tragedy Push For More AEDs in Schools

Courtesy of WGLT - Two basketball mothers who endured the shock of their sons collapsing on the court have very different stories to tell.

Family Pushes for Awareness After Son Dies of Cardiac Arrest

Nov 8, 2018

Family Pushes for Awareness After Son Dies of Cardiac Arrest

Courtesy of NBC4 - One Orange County family whose son died of sudden cardiac arrest is now working to raise awareness about AEDs, and save lives in the process.

Friends Mourn Sudden Loss Of Friend Who Excelled As An Athlete And As A Person

Aug 30, 2018

Friends Mourn Sudden Loss Of Friend Who Excelled As An Athlete And As A Person

Courtesy of Yankton Daily - Kipp Kinsley ran the good race — not just in track and cross country, but also in life. He was moving this fall to New Hampshire for a career as a professional triathlete with the Nor’Easter team. Those plans ended abruptly Sunday, when he passed away at his home west of Yankton.

13-Year-Old Texas Football Player Dies After Becoming Unresponsive

Aug 23, 2018

13-Year-Old Texas Football Player Dies After Becoming Unresponsive

Courtesy of ABC 13 - 13-year-old middle school student has died after experiencing a medical emergency and becoming unresponsive during football practice.