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Concussions in basketball are more prevalent than students realize

Junior Izzy Denny shoots a basketball at the Dec. 20 game against Nova Classical Academy. “I haven’t seen as many concussions in basketball as I have heard about for soccer or other sports like that,” Denny said.

Emily Thissen, RubicOnline Editor

February 17, 2017

While concussions seem more common in sports like hockey and soccer, they still occur in SPA basketball players.

Concussions pose additional risk as finals approach

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Sophie Jaro, Opinions Editor

May 26, 2015

Although all students' brains are tired at the end of the school year, those with concussions need unique rest going into finals.

As concussion awareness rises, new practice assists students

Marlee Baron, Staff Writer

November 3, 2014

She walks into school with a headache that hasn’t gone away since the hit at last night’s game. He can’t concentrate during class because of the bright lights and loud noises. She couldn’t sleep last night and he can’t remember anything from his English reading. Could they have concussions?...