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Athletic trainers are present at Jefferson High School sporting events whenever possible, but many high school competitions are played without the watch of a medical professional.


Heartland Orthopedic’s Paul Westerberg is the head of trainers at Jefferson High School, and he said there are instances where it is impossible to have a trainer present at a game or meet.

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Blaze Fugina
Blaze Fugina is a sports reporter at the Echo Press. Before working in Alexandria, he graduated from the University of Wisconsin-River Falls in May of 2011. He previously worked as the community editor of the Mound Laker for more than a year. You can follow Blaze on Twitter at @BlazeFugina.
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