Lind boy overcomes challenge returning to gridiron
Last updated 10/26/2021 at 8:11am
LIND – Like other 16-year-old boys, Lind-Ritzville High School junior Nicholas Labes likes to hunt, play sports and hang out with friends.
But due to a mysterious blood clot in his leg, being a normal teenager has been a challenge over the last year.
Nick is back on the football field after a year of health issues that took him off the gridiron as a sophomore.
"The first day of football practice last year, Nick came home complaining about pain behind his left knee," his mother, Karissa Labes, said.
After a few days of pain, she took him to the doctor because he was unable to walk due to...