Injured Baytown JV football player airlifted to Memorial Hermann

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by KHOU.com staff

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Posted on October 4, 2013 at 10:44 AM

BAYTOWN, Texas — A sophomore football player from Ross Sterling High School suffered a head injury during a junior varsity home game against Deer Park Thursday night, a school district official said.

Kathy Clausen, with the Goose Creek Independent School District, said the player, an offensive lineman, injured his head when he hit the ground during a block late in the third quarter.

The incident happened just after 6 p.m. at Ross Sterling High School Field.

His parents were there with him at that the game.

Baytown EMS said the injured player was breathing and communicating when he was transported by Life Flight to Memorial Hermann Hospital.

No other information on the player’s condition or injury has been released.

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