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Calling Lake Hockey Player Passes Away

Feb 1, 2019

Calling Lake Hockey Player Passes Away

Courtesy of Athabasca Advocate - "A great ambassador for his community," MacEwan University player Nakehko Lamothe passes away after game Jan. 25

Former Wolmer's Boys Footballer Dies after Collapsing during Football Game

Feb 1, 2019

Former Wolmer's Boys Footballer Dies after Collapsing during Football Game

Courtesy of Zip FM - The Wolmer’s Boys’ School community is mourning the death of former student athlete Calvin Kelly who collapsed suddenly and died while playing a game of football on Sunday.

Family Shocked After 11-Year-Old Collapses, Dies Playing Basketball

Jan 31, 2019

Family Shocked After 11-Year-Old Collapses, Dies Playing Basketball

Courtesy of WDTN - It happened just one day before his 12th birthday at the Champaign County YMCA on Saturday.

Mumbai Cricketer Vaibhav Kesarkar Suffers Cardiac Arrest on Field, Dies

Jan 4, 2019

Mumbai Cricketer Vaibhav Kesarkar Suffers Cardiac Arrest on Field, Dies

Courtesy of Latestly - In a shocking incident, a 24-year-old upcoming cricketer – Vaibhav Kesarkar – from Bhandup area of Mumbai died due to a heart attack while playing on Sunday.

HPU Men's Basketball Player Dies after Collapsing during Game

Jan 3, 2019

HPU Men's Basketball Player Dies after Collapsing during Game

Courtesy of KHON2 - Hawaii Pacific University men's basketball player Emil Isovic passed away at Straub Medical Center on Wednesday, December 26 after collapsing during a game timeout a week prior.

Catholic Central Graduate, Wittenberg Football Player Dies at 20

Jan 2, 2019

Catholic Central Graduate, Wittenberg Football Player Dies at 20

Courtesy of Springfield News-Sun - Cosmas Catanzaro was a tight end and longsnapper for Wittenberg

NYPD: Teenage Boy Dies After Collapsing at Basketball Practice in Queens High School

Dec 28, 2018

NYPD: Teenage Boy Dies After Collapsing at Basketball Practice in Queens High School

Courtesy of New York 4 - A 16-year-old Queens boy died suddenly after collapsing during basketball practice Wednesday, leaving his shocked family seeking answers.

'I was Aged 24, and Dead for Five Minutes'

Dec 14, 2018

'I was Aged 24, and Dead for Five Minutes'

Courtesy BBC - More than 80,000 young people in the UK could be living with undiagnosed heart conditions, the British Heart Foundation has warned. If undetected, the consequences can be fatal.

John Glenn HS Retires Jersey of Stellar Student, Athlete

Dec 10, 2018

John Glenn HS Retires Jersey of Stellar Student, Athlete

Courtesy of Ind. WNDU - It's been a tough few months for the John Glenn community after they unexpectedly lost rising senior star athlete Zac Mago this summer.

Memorial Fund Set Up for Mirfield Teenager Who Died After Being Found Collapsed in the Street

Dec 3, 2018

Memorial Fund Set Up for Mirfield Teenager Who Died After Being Found Collapsed in the Street

Courtesy of Examiner Live - The family of a fit and well teenager who died suddenly in the street due to an undiagnosed condition have paid tribute and set up a fund in his memory.

The Tattle of Hastings: Family, Kamloops Rugby Community in Mourning After Kicia's Death

Nov 26, 2018

The Tattle of Hastings: Family, Kamloops Rugby Community in Mourning After Kicia's Death

Courtesy of Kamloops This Week - ‘It’s what you leave behind that makes a huge difference’

2 Basketball Moms Linked Through Tragedy Push For More AEDs in Schools

Nov 13, 2018

2 Basketball Moms Linked Through Tragedy Push For More AEDs in Schools

Courtesy of WGLT - Two basketball mothers who endured the shock of their sons collapsing on the court have very different stories to tell.

Family Pushes for Awareness After Son Dies of Cardiac Arrest

Nov 8, 2018

Family Pushes for Awareness After Son Dies of Cardiac Arrest

Courtesy of NBC4 - One Orange County family whose son died of sudden cardiac arrest is now working to raise awareness about AEDs, and save lives in the process.

Friends Mourn Sudden Loss Of Friend Who Excelled As An Athlete And As A Person

Aug 30, 2018

Friends Mourn Sudden Loss Of Friend Who Excelled As An Athlete And As A Person

Courtesy of Yankton Daily - Kipp Kinsley ran the good race — not just in track and cross country, but also in life. He was moving this fall to New Hampshire for a career as a professional triathlete with the Nor’Easter team. Those plans ended abruptly Sunday, when he passed away at his home west of Yankton.

13-Year-Old Texas Football Player Dies After Becoming Unresponsive

Aug 23, 2018

13-Year-Old Texas Football Player Dies After Becoming Unresponsive

Courtesy of ABC 13 - 13-year-old middle school student has died after experiencing a medical emergency and becoming unresponsive during football practice.

Federal Way Football Player’s Passes from Heart Condition

Jul 25, 2018

Federal Way Football Player’s Passes from Heart Condition

Courtesy of Q13 Fox - The Federal Way School District says the football player died after participating in a summer conditioning workout.

Federal Way Mourns Loss of Football Player Who Died After Workout

Jul 25, 2018

Federal Way Mourns Loss of Football Player Who Died After Workout

Courtesy of Seattle Times - The medical examiner said Wednesday that Harris died of hypertrophic cardiomyopathy at the end of a workout on Tuesday.

Simon’s Heart—and Ryan’s

Jun 4, 2018

Simon’s Heart—and Ryan’s

Courtesy of The Philadelphia Citizen - Dad Darren Sudman and coach Gabe Infante are both intimately familiar with the pain of losing a young person to heart failure.

Boy, 8, Collapses and Dies After Soccer Practice

May 2, 2018

Boy, 8, Collapses and Dies After Soccer Practice

Courtesy of People - 8-year-old Caleb Ray went to school, came home to do his homework, changed into his soccer uniform and headed to his first practice of the season. Just a few hours later, he collapsed and died on the field.

The Death of 10-Year-Old Grand Blanc Girl Inspires Changes to Heart Screenings

Mar 29, 2018

The Death of 10-Year-Old Grand Blanc Girl Inspires Changes to Heart Screenings

Courtesy of ABC 12 - The unexpected loss of a vibrant 10-year-old girl, has one mid-Michigan family vowing to change the way heart screenings are done.