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Varsity athlete recovering after collapse at football game

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ST. JOHN, Wash.-  A 16-year-old St. John-Endicott varsity quarterback remains hospitalized in serious but stable condition after collapsing during a game Friday night.  A nursing supervisor at Deaconess Medical Center tells us that Beau Winters is doing much better and has been taken off a respirator and is now breathing on his own.   

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Beau Winters, son of St. John-Endicott schools Superintendent Rick Winters, was taken by helicopter to Deaconess Medical Center, where he underwent surgery Friday night to remove a blood clot that was creating pressure on his brain. 

Eagles coach Joey McCanna said the teenager did not make contact with other players during the play against Sprague-Harrington.

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