University of Maryland football death results in MHS reflection

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The University of Maryland, College Park begins their first game of the season by honoring their past teammate. Jordan McNair, number 79, passed away recently due to a sports-related illness.

By Tessa Hauser, RT Today executive producer

Middletown High School’s athletic teams are well into their fall seasons, but the story of a college athlete’s death just an hour away is still fresh and the impact it has on MHS athletes and their practices and games is still unmistakable.