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Men’s Basketball signs team IMPACT player Elijah Walters

Men’s Basketball signs team IMPACT player Elijah Walters

Sierra Newton, Sports Editor October 23, 2019
In 2015, athletic and energetic Elijah Walters was diagnosed with Legg-Calve-Perthes disease—a rare childhood condition where the blood flow to the femoral head gets restricted. This causes blood to stop. The bone begins to die resulting in the hip to collapse, fragment and disintegrate. 
Team IMPACT helped match Leah and Taylor Conrad with the NKU Volleyball Team. The sisters were diagnosed with epilepsy

Sisters join Norse Volleyball ranks, despite Epilepsy

Christopher Decker, Managing Editor January 25, 2018

After over 45 minutes of helping the Northern Kentucky volleyball team with their practice, which included assisting team managers with drills and collecting volleyballs, Leah Conrad ambled back toward...

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