Premium Partners

HS Player Suffers Cardiac Arrest During Game, Dies

AthleticBusiness.com has partnered with LexisNexis to bring you this content.


Copyright 2018 Dayton Newspapers, Inc.
All Rights Reserved

Dayton Daily News (Ohio)

 

MARSHALL COUNTY, MISS.People in Byhalia, Mississippi are mourning the death of Dennis Mitchell, a high school football player, after he suffered cardiac arrest during a game and later died at the hospital.

Byhalia High varsity football competed against Coahoma County Friday night.

Mitchell got hurt, then began throwing up on the field, WHBQ reported.

Mitchell was taken out of the game but then asked to be put back in the game, according to close friends.

When Mitchell started playing again, he went into cardiac arrest.

Mitchell was then rushed to the hospital, where he had a seizure. Mitchell was later pronounced dead.

Byhalia High School released the following statement regarding the player's death:

"Our BHS family mourns the loss of Dennis Mitchell, a beloved student-athlete who collapsed on the field during Friday night's game at Coahoma. Please keep his family, our coaches, the team, students, administrators, faculty, and staff in your thoughts and prayers."

Read More of Today's AB Headlines

Subscribe to Our Daily E-Newsletter

 
August 26, 2018
 
 
 

 

Copyright © 2018 LexisNexis, a division of Reed Elsevier Inc. All Rights Reserved.
Terms and Conditions Privacy Policy
AB Show 2022 in Orlando
AB Show is a solution-focused event for athletics, fitness, recreation and military professionals.
Learn More
AB Show
Buyer's Guide
Information on more than 3,000 companies, sorted by category. Listings are updated daily.
Learn More
Buyer's Guide