Zach Gabbard

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Gabbard, Perham Back For State Basketball Tourney Run

The State Boys Basketball Tournament got started Wednesday morning, and Perham is back in more ways than one.


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Prep Blog: Top Performances From The Weekend

It was the first big weekend in high school sports across the state. Many ranked teams faced off against each other in hockey, and Minnetonka High School served as the host for the Breakdown Tipoff Classic, featuring many of the state’s top teams and players.


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Gabbard Cleared To Resume Practice With Perham

Zach Gabbard nearly lost his life when he collapsed during a basketball game in January while playing for the Perham varsity basketball team.


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Perham’s Gabbard Released From Hospital

Zach Gabbard, who collapsed on the basketball court during a game in January and went into cardiac arrest, was released from the hospital on Friday after five months of recovery.


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H.S. B-Ball Player Who Collapsed Recovering Closer To Home

A Perham High School basketball player who collapsed on court during a game is now continuing his recovery closer to home.



Perham BB Coach Shares Emotional State Tourney Story

Perham boys basketball coach Dave Cresap talked with Dave Lee on the WCCO Morning News today.


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H.S. Athlete Who Collapsed Back To Cheer On Team At State

Minnesota’s 2011 State Boys’ Basketball Tournament is underway and everyone’s attention is focused on one team — Perham. They are cheering for Zach Gabbard, Perham’s star player who collapsed during a game in January when his heart stopped


Fennville High School basketball team members listen to the National Anthem before playing their MHSAA Boys Class C Basketball tournament game against Lawrence High School after the sudden death of their teammate Wes Leonard March 7, 2011 in Holland, Michigan. (credit: Bill Pugliano/Getty Images)

Good Question: Should Young Athletes’ Hearts Be Screened?

When 16-year-old Wed Leonard suddenly died right after hitting the winning shot in his Michigan high school basketball game, doctors say he had an enlarged heart.


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Doctor: Minn. Player’s Heart Now ‘Fully Recovered’

A 17-year-old Perham High School basketball player continues to recover after collapsing during a game in January.



Prep Basketball Player Who Collapsed Has Setback

A Minnesota high school basketball player who collapsed during a game has experienced a setback.



Basketball Fans Donate $700 for Minn. Prep Player

Fans attending a college basketball game have donated $700 to support a western Minnesota high school player who collapsed during a game.



Site: Minn. Basketball Player Has Heart Surgery

A western Minnesota high school basketball player who collapsed during a game has undergone emergency heart surgery, according to his CaringBridge website.



Fund Started For Family Of Minn. Basketball Player

A fund has been set up to help the family of a Minnesota high school basketball player who collapsed during a game last week.



Minn. Prep Hoops Player Improves After Surgery

A 17-year-old who collapsed while playing a high school basketball game in western Minnesota last week is improving and will be moved to the University of Minnesota Medical Center in Minneapolis for specialized care.



Minn. Basketball Player Still In Critical

A high school basketball player who collapsed during a game in western Minnesota remained in critical condition after undergoing heart surgery.



H.S. B-Ball Player Critical After Collapsing During Game

A high school basketball player is hospitalized in critical condition after collapsing on the court at a high school in western Minnesota.