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  • screenings!

    Copyright 2003 The Austin American Statesman
    Austin American-Statesman (Texas)

    June 13, 2003, Friday

    SECTION: Sports; Pg. C3

    LENGTH: 267 words

    HEADLINE: High School Sports

    BYLINE: Randy Riggs, Rick Cantu, and Matthew Obernauer, AMERICAN-STATESMAN STAFF

    Reagan relay team competes

    A Reagan High School boys' relay team will compete today and Saturday at the
    adidas Outdoor Track and Field championships in Raleigh, N.C.

    The quartet of Irie Williams, Cory Sterling, Paul Darby and Derek Franks will
    run the 800- and 1,600-meter relays. The four have covered the shorter relay in
    1 minute, 24.95 seconds, and the 1,600 in 3:10.78.

    Free heart checks

    for area athletes

    The Austin Heart Foundation will have free heart screenings on mobile
    echocardiogram machines for student-athletes this morning in Marble Falls.

    The Championship Hearts program, designed to detect possible heart defects
    for boys and girls, will be from 9 a.m. to 11:45 a.m. at Austin Heart Marble
    Falls, 1800 Mormon Mill Road, Building B, Suite 2.

    Specifically, student- athletes between ages 15 to 18 are checked for
    hypertrophic cardiomyopathy, the No. 1 cause of sudden death in young people.
    For information, call (830) 798-2082 or (888) 524-2082.

    Also this summer, the Austin Heart Foundation will have screenings in San
    Marcos on June 21, Killeen on July 17, Austin on Aug. 9, Giddings on Aug. 16 and
    Round Rock on Aug. 23.

    Information about the program can be found on www.austinheartfoundation.com.

    Texas Lutheran

    signs three players

    Three Austin-area football players have signed to play this fall at Texas
    Lutheran University in Seguin.

    Georgetown running back Aaron Fulton, Hays linebacker Joshua Cabiya and LBJ
    cornerback Max Hargrove will play with the Bulldogs, Coach Tom Mueller said.

    -- Randy Riggs, Rick Cantu

    and Matthew Obernauer

    LOAD-DATE: June 13, 2003
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    Knowledge is power ... Stay informed!
    YOU can make a difference - all you have to do is try!

    Dx age 12 current age 46 and counting!
    lost: 5 family members to HCM (SCD, Stroke, CHF)
    Others diagnosed living with HCM (or gene +) include - daughter, niece, nephew, cousin, sister and many many friends!
    Therapy - ICD (implanted 97, 01, 04 and 11, medication
    Currently not obstructed
    Complications - unnecessary pacemaker and stroke (unrelated to each other)