Kelsey Webster left what was supposed to be a routine physical with a diagnosis of a congenital heart defect.
The freshman and Division I golfer returned to her University of Colorado residence hall, Kittredge Central, and informed her new roommates of the diagnosis. At the time, a Sunday in late August, she'd only just met the roommates and was staring down the first day of class of her freshman year.
By all accounts, he was far more than an athlete. He was a caring soul who touched so many with his loving personality and infectious smile. He was a relentlessly hard worker, selfless on and off the field, who instinctually put others before himself. He loved to laugh, loved life, enjoying every moment, down to his very last.
Oceanside sophomore Sergio Gonzalez Camarillo died last Wednesday, five days after collapsing at his home in Mount Pleasant. He was 15 years old.
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EL PASO, Texas - A Cathedral High School student is recovering after collapsing during rugby practice last week.
17-year-old Aaron Cobos was at rugby practice at Alethea Park in Kern Place when he collapsed. Cathedral High School President Brother Nick Gonzalez says it was Cobos' first practice with the team.
A Blind Brook High School basketball player is recovering in the hospital after he collapsed and was revived during a game in Pelham on Wednesday, police said.
Friends and family are mourning the loss of 15-year-old Jordan Bonny, a ninth-grade Lake Region High School student who collapsed on the field while playing soccer Tuesday.
GRAND RAPIDS, Mich.
A medical examiner has determined Zeke Upshaw, a swingman for the Detroit Pistons' G League affiliate, suffered a "sudden cardiac death" after collapsing on the court.
One of the Pensacola area's top high school athletes is in a fight for his life.
Pine Forest high sophomore Jaylen Clausell, an All-Area defensive end with several Division I offers from schools including Auburn and Central Florida, went into cardiac arrest on Wednesday night while playing basketball.
An eighth-grade girl collapsed March 8 while doing warm-ups for a physical education class at Chapman Middle School and later died in a Wichita hospital.
MIAMI - Experts say half of all cardiovascular deaths are sudden cardiac deaths.
Young athletes may be at risk and not even know it. Kevin Bondar can't ever remember a time when he wasn't swinging a tennis racquet.
"I grew up in a tennis family, my dad and mom actually met on the tennis court," Kevin shared.
At 13, Kevin started having chest pain when he played. Doctors found out tissue in his heart was too thick.
"I was scared after that appointment," Bondar said.
Officially known as hypertrophic cardiomyopathy, it's the most common cause of sudden cardiac death in young athletes. heart screening ecg screening
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