“It’s exciting,” Oklahoma football player who suffered head injury showing small signs of improvement

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HOLDENVILLE, Okla. – A tough teen on the football field continues to fight for his life.

Earlier this month, Holdenville senior Oske Lowe started complaining about a headache during a football game.

The Wolverines were playing Shawnee when all of a sudden, Oske excused himself from the game and said he had a headache.

His family knew something wasn’t right, because Oske never complained.

“He can tolerate pain,” Nancy Randall, Oske’s mother, told NewsChannel 4.

He was airlifted to OU Medical Center and has been there ever since.

“We’re just praying and hoping for the best,” Randall said. “We could use all the prayers we can get. That’s what we can use right now, every single one of them.”

In the weeks since KFOR’s original story, Randall says he has shown a little progress.

“They took the drain out that was to monitor his ICPs, because they’ve been doing good and are going to do the [tracheotomy] and feeding tube tomorrow. Notice he has a little feeling. So it’s exciting,” she told KFOR’s Joleen Chaney.

 

A GoFundMe account has been set up for Oske’s family.

Donations are also being accepted at the First United Bank in Holdenville.