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    This is a piece by BOB SCHALLER found oS USASwimming.org   Photos Courtesy University of North Carolina Athletics     Stephanie Peacock was on track at the University of North Carolina for All-American honors, and a big summer. But then something happened, and medically she was unable......

  • Time for the NFL to step up

    This is a piece written by Eric Goodman on MileHighSports.com     If the NFL is serious about its so-called concussion policy, Broncos wide receiver Wes Welker has no business playing against New England on Sunday night. And if the league wants to play a parental......

  • Need to Meet: Zoe Kazan

    This article is written by THELMA ADAMS  at MarieCaire.com   Zoe Kazan, 26, has Hollywood in her veins: Her grandfather is Oscar-winning director Elia Kazan, and her mother, Robin Swicord, wrote The Curious Case of Benjamin Button. But the Yale grad, who loves to cook and dates......

  • Boys’ Swimming: Coronado Seniors Relish Senior Day, in and out of the Pool

    This article is written by Kevin Carmody at The Gazette     Coronado’s final home dual of the season brought about different levels of satisfaction for the three Cougars’ swimmers who will graduate next month.   Kyle Allison claimed a pair of victories in the 200 individual medley......

  • Recognizing Concussions can Prevent Long Term Symptoms

    This article in written by Clare Kaley at WSAW.com     When you think of concussions, most of us think of NFL players bumping heads or hockey players being checked into the boards. But not all concussions happen in high impact sports.   Riley Ferris......

  • Local High School Athletes Learn What it Means to Deal with a Concussion

    This article is written by Steve Krah over at The Elkhart Truth        Jade Iavagnilio and Hunter Sites both suffered blows to the head. The Concord High School athletes spent time out of the lineup and learned for the first time what it means......

  • Indiana lawmakers, docs aim to improve concussion diagnosis and treatment

    Here is a post by Michael Schroeder you can find on AngiesList.com       Swimming the backstroke with fins at a practice in January, Greenwood High School freshman Matthew Carr contacted the wall sooner than he anticipated, and not with his hand. “I didn’t get......

  • Doctors: Rest is how to overcome an injury while training

    Here is a post by Bennett Haeberle that can be found on WishTV.com   5K runners prepare to run. (WISH Photo/Robb Ellis) Time is running short to prepare for the nation’s largest half marathon, the OneAmerica 500 Festival Mini Marathon.   There are roughly 30 training......

  • Concussion is Serious Head Injury, Not to be Taken Lightly

    Here is a post by Amy Schmidt that can be found onMarshfieldNewsHerald.com     I’m commonly referred to as a klutz. I could probably trip over an ant on the sidewalk. My klutziness has limited the sports I’m good at. I’m a pretty good swimmer,......

  • Hitting or Missing the Wall – Backstroke Flip Turns

    Here is an article that you can find on TheStartingBlock.blogspot.com The backstroke turn can make or break a race for a swimmer. Nailing this turn will help shave some time and increase confidence among young swimmers. Why is the backstroke tumble turn so difficult?  ......

  • Indiana High School Athletes Suffer 1,200+ Concussions in Five Months

    This is a piece from WTHR.com written by Bob Segall.     INDIANAPOLIS –13 Investigates has sobering information detailing the number of concussions suffered by Indiana high school student athletes.   Tonight, the Indiana High School Athletic Association released to WTHR the first results of a......

  • It Had to Happen Sooner or Later

    This is a piece written by Kevin Doak on KevinDoak.com.     I got my bell rung… In other words, I hit my head, pretty bad on the side of the pool.  After about 23 years of swimming backstroke competitively, I finally hit my head.......