8th Grade Football Player Injured In Game


Tonight’s 8th grade game between the Pickens Dragons and the Dawson Tigers came to a sudden end late in the 4th quarter after an injury sustained by a Dragons defensive player.

With the Tigers up big on the board and just over 3 minutes on the game clock, the Dragons player was involved in a block that caused the injury.  The player was attended to by staff on the field before EMS arrived.  With the arrival of EMS, the injured player was evaluated and it was determined that transport to Scottish Rite Children’s Hospital in Atlanta for treatment was necessary.

No updates on his injuries or treatment were available at time of article.

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