Concussions In High School: A Short Story

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When asked if high school senior Kelb y Jasmon would report a concussion to a coach or trainer, he replied, “No chance. It’s not dangerous to play with a concussion. You’ve got to sacrifice for the sake of the team. The only way I come out is on a stretcher.”
. “Our coaches would take us out in a second. So wh y would we tell them?” stated lineman Matt
Senior quarterback Garrick Jones sa id despite being knocked unconscious during a game, he got up a nd threw another pass.
. “I couldn’t come out. [M]y team needed me,” Jones said. “You have to keep playing until you can’t.”
Josh Bailey, a senior safety said he suffered a concussion

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