Former Albion College football standout and current Melvindale head football coach, Jason Carriveau is being inducted into the Albion College Hall of Fame later today.
Former Albion sports information director Robin Hartman wrote, Continue reading
School districts continually struggle with the cost of providing a quality education, balanced against enrollment, funding and certain risks. Specifically those inherent risks associated with the athletics program and the financial impact of mitigating those risks.
At one time, it was common practice to Continue reading
It is with great sadness that we mourn the passing of former Fordson football head coach Charlie Jestice, who passed away at age 78 yesterday. Coach Jestice coached at Fordson for 27 years finally retiring in 1989. With a reputation for details and insistance on excellence, Charlie Jestice built a brand of high school football that continues to this day. Oakwood Sports Medicine and our staff offer our condolences to the Jestice family and a special note of thanks to Coach Jestice for all that he did to positively affect the lives of young men who played for him.
With record temperatures around the country, you may be wondering if it’s safe for you or your children to train for fall sports or keep up with your regular outdoor exercise routine. Oakwood’s Sports Medicine team has some tips for how to be sensible during your summertime workouts.
The top students in the Huron High School Class of 2013 were asked to pick a teacher or staff member that had a significant positive impact on their education. Kristin Wolber selected Stacey Gutierrez, ATC. The following excerpt describes Stacy’s thoughts on such a wonderful and deserving honor. Congratulations Stacy – you made a difference! Continue reading
Oakwood Sports Medicine is the exclusive healthcare provider for the Canton Cup. Again this year, we will have certified athletic trainers at each of the venues for all games, to attend to the health needs of the players, answer questions, provide injury evaluation, recommendations and follow-up care as necessary. Stop by and visit our medical tents during the tournament!
Athletic practices and competitions in the summer and early fall months are subject to extremely high temperatures and humidity levels; both of which are cause for concern when outdoor activities are taking place. The obvious thoughts of sunscreen and hydration are still very important. For coaches, parents, athletic trainers and school districts, here’s a look at the topic of heat and humidity as it relates to athletics.
A concussion is a type of traumatic brain injury caused by a bump, blow, or jolt to the head that can change the way your brain normally works. Research has shown that even seemingly mild concussions can have serious consequences in young athletes if they are not properly managed. What should I do if I think my child has had a concussion? When can an athlete return to play after a concussion?
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A concussion is a type of traumatic brain injury, or TBI, caused by a bump, blow, or jolt to the head that can change the way your brain normally works. Concussions can also occur from a blow to the body that causes the head to move rapidly back and forth. Even a “ding,” “getting your bell rung,” Continue reading
With a record of 41-12, Wayne Memorial senior Sam Ekanem recently finished 8th in the MHSAA Individual State Wrestling Finals at 171 ponds. Sam is not only an athlete, he is also a scholar. With a 4.1 overall GPA he applied to several universities including U of M, Stanford and Harvard. Harvard wrestling coaches were impressed with Sam’s wrestling skills during national competitions last summer. Sam will attend Harvard University in the fall.
Sam plans on majoring in economics with government as a possible minor at Harvard University, he will also be a member of the Harvard wrestling team
While at Wayne Memorial High School Ekanem was a member of the Champions Of Wayne and Upward Bound Programs. He was three-time captain of the football team and two-time captain of the wrestling team.