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COLUMBIA CITY â€” Sam Daileyâ€™s condition has been upgraded to â€śfairâ€ť Monday.
Dailey, a running back and linebacker for Columbia Cityâ€™s football team, was injured at Friday nightâ€™s football game at Warsaw after he made a tackle.
According to the Indiana High School Athletic Association, Columbia City High School is investigating what happened to cause the injury.
The injury is considered â€ścatastrophic,â€ť meaning expenses will exceed $25,000 and the IHSAA will take care of the medical costs.
Reports say Dailey suffered an acute head injury, causing a blood clot to form on his brain â€” he has had multiple surgeries at Lutheran Hospital, in Fort Wayne, to reduce swelling and pressure.
Reports say Dailey was in a drug-induced coma through most of the weekend.
Dailey was named captain last week.
Daileyâ€™s cousins designed T-shirts that will be sold at Friday nightâ€™s home-opener against Whitko.
Money from the shirts will benefit Dailey and his family.
Officials from Whitley County Consolidated Schools declined to comment.View more articles in: