Tuesday, August 21, 2018
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Hearing loss can’t slow Shawnee cross-country runner

By Greg Billing

Shawnee HSSPRINGFIELD — The Shawnee Braves boys cross-country team is a good bet Saturday to qualify for the Division II state meet. And why not? One of the Braves top runners, senior Bailey Hoelscher, is pretty good at beating the odds.

When Hoelscher was born — he’s a triplet along with brothers Cameron and Lucas — he developed an infection in the lining of his colon. A doctor checking on another patient took a look at Hoelscher’s chart. An hour later he was transported from Miami Valley Hospital to Children’s Hospital for surgery. Hoelscher was given a 20 percent chance to live.

Read more: http://www.springfieldnewssun.com/sports/hearing-loss-can-slow-shawnee-cross-country-runner/SM26tlRoZn9pPQBkXDF3EO/

Source: Springfield News-Sun

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