T. J. Barr
North Bullitt defenders swallow a Doss runner in Friday night’s scrimmage game
Concussion safeguards put into place in all sporting events

 SHEPHERDSVILLE -- Much has been discussed about the long-term effects of head impacts and concussions in major sports.

The research has increased tremendously in evaluating the risks of participating in contact sports.

That is on the major league level.

What about youth who participate in high school sports?

Research is showing a similar trend — head impacts and concussions are a growing epidemic.

The problem is how each school handles a player who might show concussion-like symptoms has been different.