NC: High school football coach suffers paralyzing accident
High school football coach suffers paralyzing accident
January 07, 2009
The long-time coach of the Hannah-Pamplico High School football team
suffered a tragic fall last week and is in the trauma unit at an area
He's paralyzed and school officials say doctors aren't sure if it's
For nearly 18 years, Coach Kirk Mays has stood on the sidelines
guiding his Hannah-Pamplico Raiders to many victories.
But now the beloved coach is in a trauma unit at McLeod Regional
Medical Center following a tragic accident last week.
"Everything that he's pushed the kids to do, it's time for him to do
now," said Robert Sullivan, Superintendent of Hannah-Pamplico schools.
Coach Mays was hunting when he fell from a deer stand in Pamplico.
The fall left him paralyzed.
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