In Honor of Taylor Haugen | NWF Daily News

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By Kelly Humphrey | 315-4443 | @Kellyhnwfdn | khumphrey@nwfdailynews.com NICEVILLE — Don’t quit. Never give up. That’s the motto of the Taylor Haugen Foundation, and the legacy of the 15-year-old Niceville teen for whom the foundation is named. In August 2008, Haugen, known as “T” to his family and friends, suffered a fatal abdominal injury during a Niceville High School …

Josiah Poole wins honorary Taylor Haugen award

THF Taylor Haugen News

To add to the excitement, Poole was unaware of the announcement and was surprised at Milton’s gym just minutes before the Panthers tipped off with district rival Washington High. According to Brian Haugen and Kathy Haugen (Taylor Haugen’s parents and founders of the foundation), their son exemplified balance in five-key pillars (academics, athleticism, leadership, Christian faith and community) and his …

USA Today High School Sports Article

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While the abdominal injury that killed a Euclid (Ohio) High School football player last week is rare, safety advocates tell Cleveland.com that it is preventable and should not be treated as an anomaly. Andre L. Jackson died Sept. 25 after suffering an injury in a game two days earlier. After suffering the abdominal injury and being admitted to a hospital Friday, Jackson was …

5th Annual Tradewinds Event Set For May 18th 2016!

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Join us for another amazing evening at Tradewinds with a specialty menu created just for this dinner. Top-quality wines will be served with each of the courses. Tickets for this event sell out quickly so get yours now. Menu and pairings will be provided soon. Keep watching for it. We can’t wait to see you and thank you for your …

Atlanta Regional News Feature (Video)

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High school football games bring cheering fans, excited teams and often worried parents. However at Johns Creek High School every player got a safety upgrade on Thursday. “Right now it is swag, but they won’t know how beneficial this until they wear it,” said Brian Haugen. Haugen is a football dad who never saw his son graduate…..

CBS Morning Show Feature (VIDEO)

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Player safety has football’s spotlight, from the NFL to Pop Warner football for little kids. While the focus has been on concussions and discouraging helmet-to-helmet hits, tackling is often lower on the body, from the shoulders to the knees — and that opens up a different, potentially fatal worry….

Sport Illustrated for Kids Featured Article

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Parents Honor Their Son By Working to Protect Young Football Players Last Friday, 17-year-old New Jersey high school quarterback Evan Murray was hit on a routine play in the first half. But something wasn’t right. He walked to the sideline, collapsed, and was taken to a hospital where he later died. The cause was massive internal bleeding due to a …