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Year Since Hall Football Player Collapsed And Died

Posted by wlpo on August 8, 2013

It’s now been a year since the tragic death of Hall High School football player Daniel Lule.

During the first day of practice last August 8th, the 17-year old collapsed during a non-contact drill and was taken to St. Margaret’s Hospital.  Lule was pronounced dead not long after arrival.  Bureau County Coroner Janice Wamhoff would eventually say that Lule’s death was caused by an enlarged heart.

Thousands of people, many high school students wore red and white, carried signs and balloons through the streets of Spring Valley to remember Lule a few days after his death.  Several left balloons and other remembrances at Lule’s home.

In a Facebook post today, Hall head football coach Randy Tieman says “          A year has past and not a day goes by that you are not in my thoughts R.I.P. my friend”.

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