Father of Carmel football player dies during semi-state football game
A Carmel running back's father suffered a medical problem during the final quarter of the game against Penn. He died at the hospital a short time later.
Posted on Nov. 16, 2013 at 12:00 a.m.
| Updated on Nov. 16, 2013 at 5:07 p.m.
The Carmel Greyhounds will advance to the 6A State Fiinals but they will do so with heavy hearts.
The father of Carmel running back Shakir Paschell died Friday night after he had a medical incident during the game, reports The Truth's news partner WNDU.
"The Carmel Greyhound Family is saddened by the loss of life suffered by the Paschall Family," Athletic Director Jim Inskeep said to WNDU. "We will be working to provide support to the family during this time. Our thoughts and prayers are with the family, staff, and students affected by this tragedy."
Paschell scored the game's final touchdown, cinching their 28-13 victory over Penn.