Fleming Island FL athlete dies two days after suffering cardiac arrest at school

September 21st, 2017|athletics, Parents, SCA|

Fleming Island two-sport athlete Ben Johnson suffered cardiac arrest and irreversible brain damage after collapsing at school on Tuesday. (Contributed photo) Fleming Read More...

Holmdel NJ Lacrosse Player Died from Undetected Congenital Heart Condition

September 20th, 2017|athletics, SCA, Wimbledon Athletics|

Holmdel NJ Lacrosse Player Died from Undetected Congenital Heart Condition Jack Dowd, 16 years old, died after collapsing during a youth Read More...

Sept 2-4, 2017: Four More Young Athlete Deaths

September 6th, 2017|athletics, Parents, SCA|

September 2, 2017 14-year-old Chris Fischer, a football player at Austin High School in Minnesota, passed away due to complications from Read More...

Gone Too Soon: Three Student Athletes Collapse and Die

August 30th, 2017|athletics, Parents, SCA|

It’s been a tough week. Three student athletes collapsed and were not able to be saved. Two students were only 13—in Read More...

Bronx Football Player Suffers Sudden Cardiac Death on First Day of Practice

August 23rd, 2017|athletics, SCA|

Mount St. Michael football player dies after collapsing at practice bronx.news12.com WAKEFIELD - A 14-year-old football player collapsed during practice at Read More...

Korey Stringer Institute study shows schools need to do more to keep athletes safe

August 16th, 2017|athletics, News & Events, SCA, Wimbledon Athletics|

The safety of student athletes is a top priority for schools, but a study by UConn’s Korey Stringer Institute shows improvements Read More...

Back to School Sports are Underway. Do You Know if Your Students are Safe?

August 9th, 2017|athletics, SCA, Wimbledon Athletics|

August means back to school for most high schoolers, and for many student athletes, sports have already begun, whether it be camps, Read More...

Georgia Teen Dies from Cardiac Arrest during Soccer Practice

July 31st, 2017|athletics, News & Events, SCA|

Gwinnett teen dies after collapsing at club soccer practice by: Matt Johnson GWINNETT COUNTY, Ga. - Family and friends are heartbroken after a Read More...

Undiagnosed Cardiomyopathy Takes Life of Young Texas Basketball Player

July 28th, 2017|athletics, News & Events, SCA|

Coach Remembers Star Player Who Collapsed from Heart Condition By Vanessa Brown News of John Lee's sudden death came as a shock Read More...

Attorney says “significant delay” in using AED on Star Ifeacho, who died from cardiomyopathy

July 18th, 2017|athletics, News & Events, SCA|

There was a ‘significant delay’ in providing life-saving treatment for Dunbar player who died, attorney says BY VALARIE HONEYCUTT SPEARS vhoneycutt@herald-leader.com Read More...

Enlarged heart caused Brush High School hockey player’s unexpected death

July 14th, 2017|athletics, cardiovascular conditions, SCA|

Enlarged heart caused Brush High School hockey player's unexpected death, autopsy shows By Evan MacDonald, cleveland.com | emacdonald@cleveland.com SOUTH EUCLID, Ohio - The Brush Read More...

Cheraw HS Football Star’s Sudden Death Leaves Community Stunned

July 7th, 2017|athletics, SCA|

Cheraw HS football star's death leaves community stunned Ty Chandler, WCNC CHERAW, S.C. - A star Chesterfield County football player's sudden Read More...

Rare Heart Arrhythmia Cause of Death for Basketball Player Kimberly Nuestro

July 5th, 2017|athletics, SCA|

Cause of Homestead High basketball player’s death revealed Kimberly Nuestro collapsed at an AAU game in May and died at Stanford Read More...

Kent State Football Recruit Dies after Collapsing during Morning Workout

June 14th, 2017|athletics, SCA|

Kenton grad dies after workout Football recruit at Kent State By Akron Beacon Journal AKRON — Tyler Heintz, a 2017 graduate Read More...

The Stories We Can’t Tell

June 1st, 2017|athletics, SCA, Wimbledon Athletics|

The Stories We Can't Tell Stories of young athletes suddenly dying continue to make the news, but it seems news outlets Read More...

Wisconsin High School Student Athlete Graduates Year after Cardiac Arrest

May 25th, 2017|athletics, SCA|

Xavier High School student graduates one year after nearly fatal cardiac incident fox11online.com APPLETON (WLUK) -- Graduation is a special event for any Read More...

Former NBA player died of an enlarged heart, autopsy says

May 23rd, 2017|athletics, cardiovascular conditions, SCA|

Charles Shackleford died of an enlarged heart, autopsy says BY ABBIE BENNETT abennett@newsobserver.com Former N.C. State basketball standout Charles Shackleford died Read More...

If the true incidence of SCA in student athletes were known, could more lives be saved?

May 17th, 2017|athletics, legislation, Parents, SCA, Wimbledon Athletics|

It’s long been noted that the incidence of sudden cardiac arrest among young athletes is underreported. “Natural causes” is often listed for Read More...

Undiagnosed Hypertrophic Cardiomyopathy Nearly Took Her Life Two Years Ago

May 11th, 2017|athletics, hypertrophic cardiomyopathy, SCA|

Kathryn Henry, a sophomore at Tantasqua Regional High School from Palmer, is shown with school nurse Jackie Berube and math teacher Keith Ventimiglia Read More...

Student with Undiagnosed Long QT Survives Sudden Cardiac Arrest

May 10th, 2017|cardiovascular conditions, education, SCA|

Harcum student will graduate thanks to LM officers who saved her life A daughter is giving her mother a priceless Mother’s Read More...

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