It's rare, but there have been stories of high school athletes suffering heart issues on the field, and there's been more than one death. One of those stories is too many.
A new bill is making its way through the process in Austin, and if it's passed, it would require all Texas high school athletes to get an EKG heart screening test before they can play.
I graduated with 12 people in my high school class in Nebraska, so it's hard for me to comprehend a high school where there are three thousands students. That's huge! Or maybe it's time to admit my little class of six boys and six girls was abnormally tiny. I graduated at the top of my class, but I don't spend much time telling people I only had 11 people behind me. Shh...don't tell! And those
Some Lufkin students aren't taking the summer off to lay by the pool. Okay, maybe they'll do that too. But they're studying right now under the Gear Up STEM program at Lufkin High School, and they're getting to do some pretty cool things.