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Heads Up: Team of inventive youngsters may have solution to football concussion problem

The Safe Tackle Football Helmet teaches players how to tackle with their heads up. Experts say tackling with the head up can reduce the risk of injury. (Photo by Mark Hansel)   By Mark Hansel Special to KyForward   A group of Mann Elementary students from Union in Northern Kentucky might help provide a solution to an issue that is threatening one of America‚Äôs most popular sports.   The...

High schoolers from across region get chance to observe a live surgery at Christ Hospital

Hundreds of high school students from across Greater Cincinnati, including a number from Northern Kentucky, will have a unique opportunity on Tuesday, Oct. 28. They will observe a live surgery at The Christ Hospital, take a tour and lunch at The Christ College of Nursing and Health Sciences.   The 16th Annual Live Surgery Experience, presented by the nursing college, is intended to give students...

Madison Central is No. 1 in KHSBCA top 25

The Kentucky High School Baseball Coaches Association has released its weekly top 25 poll. Check out the rankings below: Madison Central St. Xavier Eastern Central Hardin Lafayette Lexington Catholic Paul Laurence Dunbar Male Apollo Pleasure Ridge Park Covington Catholic Tates Creek Hopkinsville Ballard Bryan Station Harrison County Allen County Scottsville Woodford County Lawrence County Danville Ryle Pikeville Trinity Henderson...