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Oct 11, 2014 7:38 PMPublication: The Southampton Press

UPDATE: Hampton Bays Football Player Doing Well After Being Airlifted To Stony Brook During Saturday's Game

Oct 13, 2014 8:20 AM

UPDATE: 9:50 p.m.

In a statement Saturday night, the Hampton Bays School District said football player Travis Flynn was taken to the hospital during Saturday afternoon's game "as a precaution subsequent to reporting that he did not feel well after contact during the game."

Although he was not aware of the details of the injury, Head Coach Jeff Dorosky originally said Travis was not playing when he was injured.

"He is alert and resting and all tests that have been performed to date have been negative," the statement said.

Original Story

A Hampton Bays football player was airlifted to Stony Brook Hospital after an injury that occurred during Saturday afternoon's game against Center Moriches.

Travis Flynn, an outside linebacker for the Baymen, suffered an injury during the second half of the game at Hampton Bays High School, according to head coach Jeff Dorosky. Mr. Dorosky said he did not know details of the player's injury and directed all questions to Athletic Director Drew Walker, who could not be immediately reached.

Mr. Dorosky said Travis was not playing when he was injured.

According to Southampton Town Police, a call came in at 5:07 for an ambulance, and Hampton Bays Volunteer Ambulance was dispatched shortly after. Upon arriving at the scene, it was determined that Medevac transport was needed. Travis was flown to Stony Brook Hospital by a Suffolk County Police helicopter.

Police also did not have details on the player's injury. Hamptons Bays Volunteer Ambulance Chief Chris Fraser could not be immediately reached for comment.

Mr. Dorosky said he spoke to Travis after the game and was able to report that he was doing well.

“We wish the best for Travis's health and a speedy recovery,” Mr. Dorosky said.

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So he was injured during the game but not while playing?

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''A Hampton Bays football player was airlifted to Stony Brook Hospital after an injury during Saturday afternoon's game against Center Moriches."..........."Mr. Dorosky said Travis was not playing when he was injured."
By C Law (354), Water Mill on Oct 11, 14 7:52 PM
He probably took a bad hit earlier, and began showing symptoms while on the bench.
Good call coach
By aging hipster (201), Southampton on Oct 13, 14 5:20 PM
Did Southampton and Peconic Hospitals stop treating ER patients who report they are not feeling well while watching a football game.
By watchdog1 (543), Southampton on Oct 13, 14 7:08 AM
If the concern was about a TBI or traumatic brain injury, Stony Brook is the only Level I Trauma Center in Suffolk County and a leader in trauma care — not just in New York, but in the nation.
By KevinLuss (356), SH on Oct 13, 14 7:31 AM
3 members liked this comment
While S.B.H. Is appropriate for urgent intervention, you seem to overlook Columbia Pres, N.York Pres, Mount Sinai, NYU Med Center, Bellevue, Memorial, etc.etc. etc. that's where stony brook docs go to learn.


By lazymedic (100), southampton on Oct 13, 14 5:37 PM
Who made the determination to air lift this patient to Stony Brook ? EMS OR MD?
By watchdog1 (543), Southampton on Oct 14, 14 9:13 AM