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Kirbyville High football player remains in ICU, begins physical therapy

A Facebook post from the school says the student's left side is weak and staff is working to regulate his blood pressure.

KIRBYVILLE, Texas — The Kirbyville High School football player seriously injured in Friday night's football game against Lumberton is continuing to recover, and is set to begin physical therapy according to the school's Facebook post.

The post says his 'left side is weak' and the physical therapy started Monday will help to 'address the deficits.' 

He will stay in ICU as staff works on regulating his blood pressure according to the post. 

The post thanked the community for 'the continued prayers for total healing.'

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Update on our Wildcat Football player: He is continuing to regain strength and show improvement. His left side is weak and will begin physical therapy today to address the deficits. He will remain in ICU as the team works to regulate his blood pressure. Thank you for the continued prayers for total healing.