by Cliff Judy (WICHITA, Kan.)
The game is flat violent. Let's face it. You can do things to your fellow man on the football field that would get you arrested on the streets.
While Congress focuses on hits in the NFL, local coaches and athletic trainers say they're focusing on prep concussions now more than ever. A University of Michigan study found retired and pro football players are 19 times more likely to be diagnosed with dementia than the average person.
Bill Fargo, athletic trainer at Wichita Heights High School, says he's seen players take head shots and try to stay in the game.