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Bemidji High School hockey player John Forseth is being treated for a concussion by Dr. Mark Carlson of Sanford Bemidji Clinic. Forseth sustained the injury during the Section 8AA championship game March 2 and, with Carlson's guidance, appears to be on the road to a full recovery. Pioneer Photo/Monte Draper

Concussions like the one suffered by Bemidji's Forseth are being diagnosed and treated differently these days

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No one can pinpoint the hit that sent John Forseth to the hospital during the recent Section 8-2A championship hockey game against Moorhead. The best guess is that the injury occurred early in the first period when the Bemidji High School junior collided with a Spud player at center ice.


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Pat Miller is the sports editor at the Pioneer.

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