Concussed: A family shares their story

Brandon Polesky

Sleepy Eye High school junior Brandon Polesky, has been absent from the playing field for over a month after sustaining a concussion.

[Sleepy Eye Online, Oct. 6, 2012] Fans were out in full force September 7th when the Sleepy Eye Indians High School football team traveled to St. Mary’s to do battle. The atmosphere quickly turned sour when seven minutes into the game Sleepy Eye’s Brandon Polesky didn’t get up after making a tackle.

Seconds turned to minutes as Jill Weiss (Certified Athletic Trainer for Sister Kenny Institute at New Ulm Medical Center) hovered over Brandon. Read the whole story at

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