Thursday, August 29, 2013

ETSU Basketball Player Heart Surgery
A basketball player at ETSU is doing well after having open heart surgery. Ron Giplaye had surgery to correct a congenital cardiac abnormality. Assistant Athletic Director for Sports Medicine, Brian Johnston says he and his team don’t often see this kind of health problem in their routine work with athletes… Q: audio 1 basketball player “A kind of specialist that dealt with elite level athletes who had dealt with this kind of condition because this condition is kind of rare. Often it doesn’t get diagnosed until its too late.” Johnston says Giplaye’s health is top priority, but he is feeling better and we could see him on the court soon.. Q: audio 2 basketball player “All indications of the surgery are this will allow him to do that. Plus, allow him in the future if he wants to go jogging or play with his kids he can do that and not be worried about what is happening.” (CC)

Monday, September 01, 2014

  • Sullivan County Authorities Make Sullivan Gardens Drug Bust
  • Hammer Assault Lands a Johnson City Son in Jail
  • Man Flown to Hospital After Boone Lake Injury
  • Russell County Fire Under Investigation
  • Three Kingsport Traffic Fatalities in One Week
  • VSP Search for Missing Russell County Man
  • 12-Year Old Boy Dies After Kingsport Crash
  • Elizabethton Man Arrested for DUI, 6th Offense
  • Settlement with Fired Sullivan County Highway Workers Likely to Come Up for Another Vote
  • Newly Renovated J. Fred Johnson Stadium Opens to Enthusiasm in Kingsport
  • Jury Deliberations to Start Tuesday in Former Virginia Governor's Corruption Trial



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