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Medical Examiner: Esko Football Player Died of Congenital Heart Disease

Oct 15, 2019

Medical Examiner: Esko Football Player Died of Congenital Heart Disease

Courtesy of Bring Me the News: Jackson Pfister collapsed during a game Friday night.

A Texas Teen Football Player Collapsed and Died in His Twin Brother’s Arms

Sep 24, 2019

A Texas Teen Football Player Collapsed and Died in His Twin Brother’s Arms

Courtesy of The Washington Post - A Texas high school football player who dreamed of one day becoming a chef suddenly lost his breath while playing tag, then collapsed and died in his twin brother’s arms Friday night.

Roane County High School Football Player Dies

Sep 14, 2019

Roane County High School Football Player Dies

Courtesy of WSAZ - Roane County High School officials confirm a player died Friday night after collapsing on the field.

Whiteland High School Football Player Dies Suddenly

Sep 12, 2019

Whiteland High School Football Player Dies Suddenly

Courtesy of The Southside Times - The town of Whiteland is grieving the loss of a beloved high school sophomore and football player.

Joplin High School Football Player Dies After Practice

Sep 5, 2019

Joplin High School Football Player Dies After Practice

Courtesy of KCTV5 - A Joplin High School student has died after football practice on Wednesday.

7th-Grader Who Died After Football Practice Had Heart Condition

Sep 2, 2019

7th-Grader Who Died After Football Practice Had Heart Condition

Courtesy of Detroit Free Press - Officials say a western Michigan boy who died after collapsing during football practice had a heart condition.

Family Remembers Elva ‘Lala’ Torres, the University of Utah ROTC Army Cadet Who Died in Training

Aug 29, 2019

Family Remembers Elva ‘Lala’ Torres, the University of Utah ROTC Army Cadet Who Died in Training

Courtesy of Fox13 - A University of Utah student died after training with the Army ROTC on campus.

Marine Recruit Dies After Collapsing During Fitness Test

Aug 28, 2019

Marine Recruit Dies After Collapsing During Fitness Test

Courtesy of Stars and Stripes - An 18-year-old Marine recruit has died two days after collapsing during a fitness test in Frederick, Md.

13-Year-Old Boy Dies After Collapsing on Local Football Field

Aug 15, 2019

13-Year-Old Boy Dies After Collapsing on Local Football Field

Courtesy of Pittsburgh's action news - A 13-year-old boy died Wednesday evening after collapsing on a Pittsburgh football field, according to public safety officials.

Clayton County High School Student Dies During Basketball Practice

Aug 14, 2019

Clayton County High School Student Dies During Basketball Practice

Courtesy of Fox 5 Atlanta - The family of a 16-year-old Elite Scholars Academy student is heartbroken over her sudden death on the track Tuesday.

Amite Community is Devastated After 15-Year-Old Football Player Collapsed During Practice

Jun 20, 2019

Amite Community is Devastated After 15-Year-Old Football Player Collapsed During Practice

Courtesy of KLFY - The Amite High School community is mourning after a teen football player collapsed and died following practice.

Medical Examiner: Teen Who Collapsed During Football Drills was in Cardiac Arrest

Jun 13, 2019

Medical Examiner: Teen Who Collapsed During Football Drills was in Cardiac Arrest

Courtesy of 10 news - Preliminary autopsy results revealed Hezekiah Walters had a temperature of 102.

Family Seeks Answers After Teen Dies at High School Dance Training

Jun 12, 2019

Family Seeks Answers After Teen Dies at High School Dance Training

Courtesy of CBS46 - Elyse Purefoy had been a cheerleader most of her life and dreamed of being on the dance team at Arabia Mountain High School. This year, she finally made the cut.

22-Year-Old College Grad Collapses and Dies Before Finish of Her First Half Marathon

May 28, 2019

22-Year-Old College Grad Collapses and Dies Before Finish of Her First Half Marathon

Courtesy of Runner's World - After the tragedy at the Cleveland race, Ohio runners are using #RunforTaylor to keep Taylor Ceepo’s memory alive.

After Losing Her Daughter, Mother Hopes to Make EKG Testing a Requirement for Student-Athletes Statewide

May 20, 2019

After Losing Her Daughter, Mother Hopes to Make EKG Testing a Requirement for Student-Athletes Statewide

Courtesy of First Coast News - “I couldn’t save my daughter, but I’d like to save somebody else’s.”

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