Burrell HS football player dies during preseason conditioning workout

by Jeff Fisher

Our hearts and prayers go out to the family of Noah Cornuet, a Burrell football player who died Wednesday during conditioning drills.  An autopsy revealed that the 16-year old died from a noncancerous tumor in his heart.

WTAE-TV in Pittsburgh reports there was a vigil held for the young man last evening.

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Jeff Fisher
Jeff is an award-winning journalist and expert in the field of high school sports, underscored with his appearance on CNBC in 2010 to talk about the big business of high school football in America. Jeff turned to his passion for high school football into an entrepreneurial venture called High School Football America, a digital media company focused on producing original high school sports content for radio, television and the internet. Jeff is co-founder and editor-in-chief of High School Football America, which is a media partner with USA TODAY High School Sports.