Posted: 3:56 pm Thursday, July 26th, 2012

Sports and concussions: How football may have killed a Virginia teenager 

By Jeff Greer

Here at PBGametime we regularly report the local news, publish in-depth stories on area figures and even occasionally offer opinions. But we also try to share interesting stories from around the high school sports spectrum, and this one is worth a read.

Making the rounds this week on the Internet is a story out of The Washingtonian about a 17-year-old high school football player whose suicide may be linked to a football-sustained concussion. The piece, which came out Monday, details the horrible saga behind Austin Trenum’s death.

Here’s the full article, which will surely throw more gas on the already-hot national concussion conversation.