LHS player stable after collasping on field

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By Dannie Oliveaux

LUMBERTON -- A high school football player collapsed during Friday’s evening practice is in stable condition in Galveston hospital as of press time Tuesday, according to a spokesperson for Lumberton Independent School District.

Gretchen Scoggins, the coordinator of Special Program and Communication for LISD, stated in a Monday press released the boy was transported by a medical flight.

“The family continues to get good news with positive test/scan results with the timeline for progress continuing to improve,” Scoggins wrote. “Additionally, his father shared with Coach (Chris) Babin that the doctor reiterated that the response time of the staff and EMS has put him in a much better position. His father also expressed his thankfulness for the continuous community-based support and prayers.”


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