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Bear River Football to Try Concussion Helmets

You may not notice it this fall, but Bear River High School football players will be doing something they hope will reduce the threat of concussions. Head coach Scott Savoie says his players will have new helmets…

Listen to Scott Savoie 1

The team doctor will have a hand-held L-C-D screen that will indicate an impact. Savoie says the new method is not conclusive, but will definitely help…

Listen to Scott Savoie 2

The school will also do some testing on the players–have them take cogniotive tests before the season starts, and then give those tests again during the year to see if there has been any change. Savoie says Bear River is leading the way with the new helmets…

Listen to Scott Savoie 3

Bear River’s first football game is in late August.

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