Injured Chaffee football player air-lifted to hospital

By Heartland News

CHAFFEE, MO (KFVS) - According to Chaffee Athletic Director Terry Glenzy an 8th grade boy from Chaffee was injured on the football field during the junior high home game Thursday night.

Glenzy says the Chaffee player was tackled with what he called a clean hit.  This came during a game between Chaffee junior high and Portageville.
According to Scott County Sheriff Rick Walter the 12 year old suffered some type of leg injury. No word on how severe that injury is or whether he suffered any other injuries.
The boy was air lifted to St. Francis Medical Center in Cape Girardeau.

The boy's name is not being released at this time.
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