Joplin High School football player collapses, dies during practice Wednesday
Joplin School District officials confirm a high school student died while at football practice Wednesday evening.
Emergency crews responded to the school's gymnasium around 5:30 p.m. after a 911 call. Sophomore Kaden Roberts-Day, 16, collapsed from a medical issue. Emergency crews rushed him to the hospital where he died.
The superintendent Wednesday night described him as an incredibly fit, athletic kid.