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Troup golf event advantages injured highschool football participant Cooper Reid – Tyler Morning Telegraph


TROUP — Golfers gathered Saturday at Hilltop Golf Course & Nation Membership in Troup to take part within the course’s annual Fall-Fest Two Man event.

The Hilltop Match Committee made the choice to make this yr’s event a profit for Cooper Reid and his household.

Reid, a junior at Troup Excessive College, suffered a severe head injury throughout the faculty’s homecoming sport Sept. 9 and stays hospitalized.

Hilltop Basic Supervisor Nicole Duffer stated the Reid household has been members of the membership for a number of years.

“So after the accident, we determined to make our fall event a profit event for Cooper,” she stated.

Thirty-nine two-man groups signed up for the event with Duffer including that the membership needed to flip individuals away.

“We raised the staff restrict to 39 and nonetheless had a ready checklist,” she stated.

The occasion additionally included a silent public sale and raffle with all proceeds, together with club-take from the event, going to Reid and his household. The entry payment was $120 per staff.

Duffer stated she was overwhelmed with the assist from the neighborhood and past.

“It is positively introduced the neighborhood collectively,” she stated. “Not solely Troup, however individuals from throughout East Texas have come collectively in prayer and assist for the Reid household.

“We need to thank everybody that is taking part in within the event, and all of people who have made donations,” Duffer added. “We simply ask that everybody continues to maintain Cooper and his household in your ideas and prayers.”

On Sept. 29, Reid was to be admitted into TIRR Memorial Hermann hospital in Houston and was scheduled to be transferred Saturday morning. Nevertheless, he started operating a fever Friday night time and can’t be transferred till his temperature comes down.

As soon as transferred, Reid will bear remedy for 3 hours a day, seven days per week, in keeping with the Cooper Reid #22 prayer and updates Fb web page.

TIRR Memorial Hermann gives outpatient rehabilitation providers for adults and youngsters with mind and spinal twine accidents, amputations, orthopedic accidents, Parkinson’s illness and different neurological ailments and problems, in addition to sufferers recovering from neurological, orthopedic or bariatric surgical procedure.

The Troup Tigers performed their first house sport Friday since Reid’s damage, a district opener, and defeated the Quitman Bulldogs, 63-6.

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