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By Roger Dey
Blackfoot Valley Dispatch 

Hard hit in game against WSS Hornets ends football season for Lincoln player


September 19, 2018

The Lincoln Lynx football team suffered not only a 73-6 defeat at the hands of the White Sulphur Springs Hornets, but the loss of a promising player for the remainder of the season.

Sophomore Joey Weiderhold took a hard illegal hit during the game that left him with a compression fracture to one of the vertebrae in his mid-back, as well as a possible concussion.

Wiederhold's mother, Jen reported he's in good spirits and though the injury brought an end to his playing ball this season, she said he wants to continue to be part of the team even though he can't participate.

The loss to the Hornets bring the Lynx record to 0-4 for the season. The Lynx next take on the 0-2 Lima Bears in Lincoln Saturday, Sept. 22


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