As awareness of high school football concussion risk increases, athletes’ safety is lagging behind

Experts say adoption of proper tackle techniques has not been widespread

Students risk it all to be top athletes, with no guarantees

Missouri Abduhamed breaks a tackle during a Wagner High School home game against Grand Street High School on October 20, 2013. Photo by Tabatha Castillo.

Dedication to sports can pave a way to college athletics, yet for some teens, academics and family life suffers