NY High School Grid Fans Hear Heart Attack Over PA

NEW YORK (AP) — The athletic director of a Brooklyn high school is recovering after he suffered a heart attack while announcing a football game.

Erasmus Hall High School Athletic Director Marshall Tames was announcing a game against rival Midwood High School on Saturday when he collapsed.

The team doctor rushed to Tames’ side and used a defibrillator to revive him.

The crowd at the game heard the drama unfold over the stadium’s public address system

Tames is recovering at Maimonides Hospital.

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  • Erasmus Alum

    On Saturday, Erasmus was actually playing Dewitt Clinton at Midwood Field. Erasmus eventually lost that game 20-16.

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