October 25, 2021

Allegany-Limestone students, staff heroes honored for saving life

Courtesy of RICK MILLER Olean Times Herald Oct 20, 2021   ALLEGANY — It was just over a year ago that an Allegany-Limestone sophomore suffered a […]
July 12, 2021

2 Police Officers Honored For Helping Save Soccer Player’s Life

Courtesy of Harrison NY Patch HARRISON, NY — Two Harrison police officers are being honored for their roles in saving the life of a soccer player […]
April 20, 2021

Loyola Blakefield lacrosse player doing OK after on-field scare on Friday

Courtesy Of Baltimore Sun Loyola Blakefield lacrosse player Peter Laake, who was struck in the chest with a shot in a game against McDonogh on Friday, […]
March 22, 2021

Football official saved with defibrillator after collapse at Farmingdale game

Article Courtesy Newsday Nassau County high school football official Phil LoNigro collapsed on the field while working the second quarter of the East Meadow-Farmingdale varsity football […]
December 16, 2020

Life Of Beloved LI Coach Saved In ‘Miracle’ Rescue On Court

Article Courtesy Southhampton Patch SOUTHAMPTON, NY — For years, Vinny Mangano has been a force on the Southampton canvas. A longtime high school math teacher and […]
February 13, 2020

Her campaign to make lacrosse safer goes on, 20 years after her son’s death

Originally posted by The Washington Post By Matthew Gutierrez  Feb. 1, 2020 at 8:10 p.m. EST NORTHPORT, N.Y. — Karen Acompora climbed out of her Lexus […]
March 13, 2019

High school lifeguard saves drowning teen at Brooklyn school

Originally posted by the NY Post By Tina Moore, Larry Celona and Selim Algar March 11, 2019 | 9:36pm A Brooklyn high school lifeguard saved a drowning student on Monday — performing […]
December 17, 2018

Team effort saves referee at Lawrence basketball game Inwood resident Larry Miller revived after heart attack

Inwood resident Larry Miller revived after heart attack The Lawrence boys’ basketball season began like any other year. Locust Valley’s team traveled from the North Shore, and the […]
December 10, 2018
Thanks to research funded in part by US Lacrosse, scientists can pinpoint the exact cause and timing of commotio cordis and the threshold required to prevent it.

Heart To Heart: NOCSAE, USL Work To Reduce Risk of Commotio Cordis

US Lacrosse has been committed to expanding and elevating safety initiatives in lacrosse since its inception in 1998, and has funded more than $1 million in […]
August 29, 2018

Athlete ‘dies’ at workout: How 3 Syracuse nurses in right place, right time saved him

SYRACUSE, N.Y. – Greg O’Polka had only a few heartbeats left. He didn’t know it the morning of Aug. 10 when the 54-year-old went to work […]