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After Concussion, Senior Learns to Love Her Brain

After Concussion, Senior Learns to Love Her Brain

By Kyle Emery, Staff Writer

November 25, 2015

Senior Sarah Renberg was playing for the highly competitive girls Pride hockey team when tragedy struck and was illegally hit during a game, receiving a severe concussion. “My head injury resulted in a ton of visual problems including no use in my left eye, blurred vision as well as double vision,...

Hakopian stars on Dr.Oz show

Hakopian stars on Dr.Oz show

By Lauren Roseman, Business Manager

September 16, 2015

Varsity girls’ soccer coach Haroot Hakopian will be on The Dr. Oz Show Thursday, Sept. 17, at 1 p.m. to talk about concussions. When Dr. Oz recently got brain scans back from the doctor that showed the concussions he got as a young child are still affecting his brain today, he decided to dedicate...

Law sets guidelines for sports-related concussions

November 23, 2010

Sophomore goalie Rebecca Ewel felt somewhat dazed after being kicked in the temple, but she decided to stay in her club soccer game. Later that day, Ewel began to feel very dizzy and nauseous. Little did she know, she had just suffered a concussion. “A concussion can potentially be very lethal,”...

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