Wednesday, November 13, 2013
Hopi HS football player dies after suffering traumatic brain injury
by Jeff Fisher
Our hearts and prayers go out to the family of Hopi High School football player Charles Youvella who died Monday night after suffering a traumatic brain injury during an Arizona playoff game.
According to a news release from the Arizona Interscholastic Association, the 5-5, 125-pound wide reiver and defensive back died while in the hospital with his family in attendance, including his father, who is the school's athletic director.
A fund has been set-up, if you'd like to help the family:
Charles Youvella Fund
c/o Hopi Jr./Sr. High School
P.O. Box 337
Kearns Canyon, AZ 86034