Athletics and medicine sometimes differ on concussion protocol

Aaron Gardner, CEO and Chief Medical Officer at Just for Kids Urgent Care, speaks to a Post Register reporter about concussions on March 20, 2018. Gardner offers baseline testing at his practice to help treat and prevent concussions.

Sitting in a dark room, after being told to “rest his brain” by Idaho State University athletic trainers, Scott Berger followed what he thought was the best advice for his concussion.

HCC track meet provides early season show

Hillcrest’s Hailey Thueson, Blackfoot’s Abby Hurst and Skyline’s Sariah Harrison lead the pack at the start of the girls 3,200 during the HCC track meet Thursday at Blackfoot High School. John Roark/ jroark@postregister.com

Personal bests, multiple event winners and big finishes made Thursday’s meet seem more like late spring than late March for District 6 5A and 4A track athletes.

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