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)

Tuesday, March 31, 2015

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  • Season Ticket Holders Get First Dibs on "Battle at Bristol" Football Tickets
  • Former Kingsport Alderman's Hearing on Sex Charges Delayed
  • Kingsport Mayor "Absolutely In Favor" of Wellmont, Mountain States Merger
  • Elderly Man Missing in Washington Co. VA Found Safe
  • UPDATE: Kingsport Admits to Fatal Stabbing at YMCA, Charged with First-Degree Murder
  • Former Church Treasurer Pleads Guilty to Embezzlement
  • KPD Investigating a Stabbing
  • Wellmont/MSHA Merger Announcement Expected Thursday
  • Wichita State Assistant Steve Forbes Introduced as New ETSU Head Men's Basketball Coach
  • Erwin Pair Arrested for Selling Hallucinogens
  • Colleges Reach Transfer Agreement
  • Woman Reporting She was Robbed Arrested Also for Drugs in Gray
  • Manhunt Continues in Washington County VA for Domestic Assault Suspect
  • Bill to Bring Back Bingo in TN Passes in Committee
  • Woman Killed in Telford Fire March 22 Identified
  • Chuckey Man Indicted on Vehicular Homicide Charges In Connection to 2013 Crash
  • Kingsport Man Gets Almost 13-yr Prison Sentence for Selling Synthethic Drugs
  • Convicted Kingsport Drug Dealer Ordered to Federal Prison When Released from State
  • Firefighters Battle Blaze at Big Stone Gap Apartments



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