WLWT5: Teen recovering after cardiac event at NKY soccer tournament
The start of the high school sports season brings a reminder about the dangers student-athletes can face and how critical it is to take action quickly. On Tuesday, a team playing in a soccer tournament in Northern Kentucky almost saw the unthinkable happen. A boy playing for Walton Verona had what's being called a cardiac event after a game against Holy Cross. As WLWT News 5's Todd Dykes explains, athletic officials scrambled for a device that may have saved the young man's life.