Dassel-Cokato Football Player Home After Brain InjurySurgeons had to remove part of Luke Nelson's skull earlier this month to ease swelling on his brain. The 16-year-old linebacker for Dassel-Cokato was hurt during a tackle, but stayed in the game until he collapsed.
Dassel-Cokato Athlete Suffers Head Injury In Game, Has Part Of Skull RemovedA Dassel-Cokato high school linebacker who collapsed on the field unconscious during a game is responding to doctors and family members following surgery for a serious head injury. According to Perry Thenison, Dassel-Cokato K-12 school’s activities director, Luke Nelson was hurt Saturday night during a football game. Thenison says Nelson, 16, is resting after undergoing surgery Saturday night, and is active and alert.
Prep Blog: Week 1, Previewing ‘The Big 4’This week, everybody is in action and most teams will be playing their first games of the season. For a lot of players, it’s the first chance to run out on the field as a varsity football player under the Friday night lights. It’s a thrill for any high school football player.
24 Years, 12 Football-Playing Brothers At Dassel-CokatoFootball coaches at Dassel-Cokato High School will either be really happy, or really sad when this season is over.
Prep Blog: Week 1, Previewing 'The Big 4'It’s Week 1 in the Minnesota high school football season. For the state’s powerhouses, it’s hopefully just the start of another successful run to the state tournament and maybe even the Metrodome.