News Headlines

Football official collapses, dies at sub-varsity game in Pineland last Thursday

A high school football game official died after collapsing while working a junior varsity game in Pineland last Thursday night.


West Sabine ISD Superintendent Mike Pate the official collapsed while on the sidelines of a game against Hemphill.


The official was identified as 53-year old Carl Kegler, a Lufkin native. Paramedics at the scene say it appeared Kegler suffered a seizure.


It was also reported to be Kegler’s first assignment as an on-field official. 


Roughriders Sports

Family Features

Loading Family Features Content Widget
Loading Family Features Article