concussions

Discounts available on Guardian caps

Steve Cook, the varsity soccer coach at Placer High School, is a sales representative/consultant for the Guardian and can provide discounts on the soft-shell caps. Cook’s di ...

Placer High football players taking extra precautions to avoid concussions

Like oh-so-many football players that came before him, Michael Downen never knew much about concussions until he got one.  The Placer High School freshman suffered his first ...

Cook takes on fight against concussions

Steve Cook figures there is no better place to start the fight against concussions in football than his hometown. Football head injuries ? and their lingering effects - have domin ...

Concussions take center stage in prep sports

Editor’s note: This is the second in a two-part series on concussions in high school sports. The lexicon of football has changed from a player getting his bell rung or having a ...

Head injuries on the rise in sports

Head injuries resulting in concussions occur more frequently than previously thought. We’re learning more about the problem and the important consequences.Each year, more tha ...

PVL Pipeline

Three dots thoughts on the second week of football… …Watching Colfax High play the first game Friday night at the Battle at the Capital was tough enough for the fans. The temp ...