JV Football Player Seriously Hurt

11-3-06 - A sophomore football player from Leonard High School was Care-Flighted from a game on Thursday night. KXII brought you the story on First News at ten. On Friday, the coach of 15-year-old Tavarus Pye says the player was injured while making a tackle during the JV game.

Pye is a defensive tackle and wears number 22. His coach says the player has an injured spine but can feel and move all of his limbs. He's undergoing exploratory surgery at Parkland Hospital.