High school football official ‘alive and well’ after collapsing during game

MAGNOLIA, Ohio — An official went down during a high school football game Friday.

According to the Sandy Valley Local School District Superintendent, David Fischer, a football official went down during the 2nd quarter of Sandy Valley’s game against Indian Valley.

Athletic trainers and ambulance personnel reportedly responded immediately.

Fischer said that due to the severity of the incident, game officials and both schools agreed to postpone finishing Friday evening’s game.  They will reportedly resume playing at 10 a.m. Saturday at Sandy Valley High School.

According to a tweet from the Sandy Valley Football’s Twitter, the game official will is “alive and well.” He reportedly remembers nothing about the incident but is responsive and going to be ok.

Fischer said “our prayers are with the game official and his family.”

This is a developing story.  More updates will be provided as they become available.