Davenport High School football player's skull healing

Davenport High School football player's skull healing

Credit: KING

Davenport High School football player's skull healing

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by AP & KREM.com

KREM.com

Posted on September 16, 2013 at 8:55 AM

SPOKANE, Wash. (AP) -- A Davenport football player is expected to make a full recovery from a skull fracture he suffered in a Friday night game.
 
A medical airlift helicopter landed on the field to fly 17-year-old Max Mielke to Sacred Heart Medical Center in Spokane.
 
His mother, Kristy Mielke, told other media outlets there was bleeding in the head that stopped a few hours later.
 
She says he'll never play football again.
 
Other media outlets report Max was carrying the ball and fighting for extra yards in a game against Lakeside of Nine Mile Falls when he was tackled with contact to the back of his helmet. The game was stopped when he was flown to the hospital.
 

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