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Children’s Medical Center Player of the Week Poll 2014

Welcome to the Children’s HealthSM Children’s Medical Center Player of the Week poll for 2014 where you can vote each week for one of five high school football players from North Texas. Be sure to tune in to the TXA 21 High School Kick-Off Show Thursday or Friday throughout the season when the Children’s Medical Center Player […]

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Brachial Plexus Injury: When Is it Safe to Return to Sports?

A brachial plexus injury is the result of damage to the nerves linking the spine to the shoulder and is often caused by stretching the head away from the arm following a shoulder trauma. It’s important to know when to seek treatment for this injury and when it’s safe for a young athlete to return to play. […]

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A Parent’s Guide to Football Safety

New rules and better equipment have improved football safety; however, about one in three youth football players still suffers an injury each year. Following are the four most common football injuries. Click on the links to learn how to recognize the danger signs and what you should know if the injury needs medical attention. Concussion […]

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Will Bowie Revenge 2011 Loss?

Thursday night’s match up between Arlington Bowie and Martin will be one of the most exciting games we will play this season. This match up will place Bowie as the division winner and a chance to revenge our loss from last season. The two teams are well matched, setting up a competitive and challenging game. […]

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Pay Attention to Concussions

I remember sitting on the sidelines next to a high school football teammate after he was crushed by an opposing player on a kickoff return. He didn’t look hurt. He wasn’t screaming in agony or gripping his head. He was just kind of glazed over like a little kid watching cartoons. Our trainer kept asking […]

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An issue bigger than sports for athletes

Football is on a lot of our minds today. In Dallas, most of us are disgusted that the Cowboys only scored 3 points against the Vikings and that Favre (from Mississippi like moi) tossed his fourth touchdown with less than two minutes left in a game that was well-past competitive. I don’t really care that […]

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