Memorial service set for Appalachian State University student who died from COVID-19 complications Chad Dorrill was a 2019 graduate of Ledford Senior High in Thomasville and was studying to become a physical therapist at Appalachian State University, according to Emily Lipe, the superintendent of Davidson County Schools. Basketball prospects currently face the daunting task of committing to, and trusting, a program without in-person, one-on-one engagement with their future coaches. With COVID-19 cases surging across the country, App State posts the number of COVID-19 cases among students and employees. A North Carolina college sophomore who was described by his family as "super-healthy" died Monday from COVID-19 complications, according to multiple reports. The Associated Press contributed to this report. “This is the biggest challenge this institution has ever faced hands down,” said Megan Hayes, App State’s chief communications officer. BOONE, N.C. — Close to 10,000 free meals and nearly 300 cases of water have been delivered to Appalachian State University students and some community members in isolation or quarantine during the COVID-19 pandemic. The dashboard will not be updated daily during App State’s winter break. Ohio State basketball will be without E.J. Nearly 550 students have tested positive for the virus since in-person classes resumed last month. North Carolina State has paused men's basketball activities amid positive COVID-19 tests and contact tracing. And Watauga County, where Appalachian State is, experienced its worst seven-day period of the pandemic this past week. "Despite generally being at lower risk for severe illness, college-age adults can become seriously ill from COVID-19. Everts said despite generally being at lower risk for severe illness, college-age adults can become seriously ill from COVID-19. SUBSCRIBE NOW $3 for 3 months. Read the story. The university in Boone, N.C., announced the decision Thursday, moving its Oct. 7 home game back until Dec. 4 or Dec. 5. WFU Wake Forest men's basketball team pauses activities, will not play Troy In a message to the university community on Tuesday, App State Chancellor Sheri Everts reminded college students to take the virus seriously and follow public health guidelines. The Mountaineers won’t play at all next Wednesday. COVID-19 Dashboard. Find Appalachian State University’s latest updates, resources, prevention tips, travel information and more regarding Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19). Appalachian State (7-3, 5-2 Sun Belt) lost to Louisiana, 24-21, early Saturday morning. "Any loss of life is a tragedy, but the grief cuts especially deep as we mourn a young man who had so much life ahead," said a statement from Peter Hans, president of the system overseeing the state's 16 public colleges and universities. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten, or redistributed. Liddell when it plays Cleveland State on Sunday as he been sidelined with an illness that is not related to coronavirus symptoms. "This is a perfectly healthy 19-year-old kid that two years ago was running up and down the floor playing 30 out of 32-minute games," Anderson said. Throughout an unusual offseason defined by uncertainty, App State men’s basketball has spent the past few months preparing themselves for anything. Chad Dorrill, a 19-year-old sophomore at Appalachian State University in North Carolina, died this week after complications from Covid-19, according to the university. Chloe Dorin is a master’s student at App State. The data come from AppHealthCare district health department and reflect the confirmed cases at Appalachian State University. NC State men's basketball team has canceled their game against UConn scheduled for Saturday after a member of one of its traveling party tested positive for coronavirus. Below is an interactive dashboard with data provided by App State and AppHealthCare. App State student dies of COVID-19 Dorrill wore the #10 when he played high school basketball for Ledford. Storrs, Conn. — NC State men's basketball team canceled its game against UConn scheduled for Saturday after a member of one of its traveling party tested positive for coronavirus. The Appalachian State University football team has pushed its game against Louisiana back two months due to positive COVID-19 tests and contact tracing. The South Carolina men’s basketball team was supposed to play its first home game in nine months on Thursday night. The doctors said that Chad is the rarest 1-10,000,000 case but if it can happen to a super healthy 19-year old boy who doesn’t smoke, vape or do drugs, it can happen to anyone. "His family's wishes are for the university to share a common call to action so our entire campus community recognizes the importance of following COVID-19 safety protocols and guidelines," Everts wrote. ECU surpassed 1,000 cases earlier this month, followed shortly thereafter by NC State. App State coronavirus information. The University of Virginia men’s basketball team was supposed to be squaring off against 4th ranked Michigan State Wednesday, but the game was postponed Tuesday night due to COVID … He was 19 years old. On Monday night the scoreboard in the gym was turned on and the #10 was lit in each box. Baylor's scheduled Tuesday game was canceled after the Nicholls State athletic department suspended all men’s basketball team activities until Dec. 26 due to COVID-19 protocols. The letter says his family wished for App State to share a call to action regarding the importance of COVID-19 safety protocols and guidelines. September 30, 2020 / 7:52 AM “It’s been challenging. Students will remain on a virtual schedule through Friday, December 18. He was later hospitalized and died due to complications. A former high school basketball star from central North Carolina and current Appalachian State University student died due to complications from the coronavirus… Everts says the university is seeing a rise in COVID-19 cases among students as they approach the halfway point in the semester. BOONE — CJ Huntley had 18 points and Kendall Lewis came off the bench to score 17 points and grab six rebounds to lead Appalachian State to an 81-57 win over North Carolina Wesleyan. Chad Dorrill, a 19-year student at Appalachian State University who his mother and former coach described as a "super healthy" athlete, died on Monday due to coronavirus complications, officials said. Chancellor Sheri Everts posted a letter to the university’s website on Tuesday, informing the school’s students, faculty, staff, parents and families that a student had died. Learn more. Regional health department director Gary Mayes spoke about the status of the pandemic with the Bristol, Tennessee City Council Tuesday morning. The Aggies halted all basketball … On September 5, the university’s dashboard shows 288 cases, jump ahead one month and the cases are now at 805. Tom Izzo has COVID-19. COVID-19 clusters reported at N.C. State, App State and ECU as UNC System continues to grapple with infections App State Board of Trustees refuses to … This is sad news as fans waited eagerly to watch Joey Hauser face off against his … His former high school coach, Jason Anderson, told the station it's hard to come to terms with Dorrill's death. © 2020 CBS Interactive Inc. All Rights Reserved. Fall semester classes began Monday, Aug. 17, with a mix of face-to-face, hybrid and online courses. BOONE — Justin Forrest hit a 3-pointer with 18 seconds left to give Appalachian State a come-from-behind, 60-57 win over Texas State on Saturday. Data will be updated at least three times a week. Gavin Newsom said … Chad Dorrill is the Appalachian State University student and basketball player who died due to COVID-19 complications in September 2020. RALEIGH, N.C. (WNCN) – Appalachian State University’s latest COVID-19 data shows cases are on a steady rise. This is extremely surprising news, but also news that we really should have learned to expect by this point in the pandemic. The data come from AppHealthCare district health department and reflect the confirmed cases at Appalachian State University. A 19-year-old student at Appalachian State University who was described by his mother as “super healthy,” has died from complications related to COVID-19, according to the university. In September, 19-year-old Appalachian State University student Chad Dorill died from complications of COVID-19. THOMASVILLE, N.C. — Chad Dorill, a 19-year-old basketball player and recent graduate of Ledford High School in Thomasville, has died from COVID-19 complications, according to a … Find out what experts say. The Mountaineers (3-1) made 9 of 24 3-pointers, led by Huntley’s 4-for-7 shooting from beyond the arc. Eli Lucero/The Herald … BRISTOL, Tenn. (WJHL) – Sullivan County health officials painted a bleak picture of what COVID-19 currently looks like in the county and how vaccines may impact case numbers. BOONE --App State men's basketball has announced that it will host LaGrange on Monday. Chad Dorrill, a … Tip is set for 4 p.m. on ESPN+ and the Appalachian Sports Network from Learfield IMG College. 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Some shocking news came late on Tuesday night as Michigan State Basketball’s game vs. Virginia was canceled due to COVID-19 issues in Virginia’s Men’s Basketball program, per a release. Article College Basketball Roundup: Johnson’s triple-double leads NC State over The Citadel December 22, 2019 Cory Lavalette Article, College Basketball, Sports. Even though the college basketball season began on Nov. 25, many teams around the country have yet to play due to the COVID-19 pandemic. On September 5, the university’s dashboard shows 288 cases, jump ahead one month and the cases are now at 805. As the season quickly approaches, the Mountaineers are hopeful to maintain their highest level of play. ‘Super healthy’ 19-year-old Appalachian State student dies from COVID-19, family says By Hayley Fowler. LAS CRUCES – The New Mexico State men's basketball team remains on pause after receiving a second positive COVID-19 test within the group last week. BOONE, N.C. 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Departing for and returning from the Thanksgiving holiday and winter break must include COVID-19 safety protocols, in order to protect … She’s worried about the recent jump in positive COVID-19 cases on campus. RALEIGH, N.C. (WNCN) – Appalachian State University’s latest COVID-19 data shows cases are on a steady rise. According to the letter, Chad began experiencing complications after returning to Boone and was picked up by his family. Played basketball. — The parents of an Appalachian State University student, who was described as a talented high school basketball player, have spoken out after their son died from complications with COVID-19. — The Kansas men's basketball team will not play its scheduled game against Tarleton State University due to a positive COVID-19 test, the team announced Friday. A men's college basketball matchup between Michigan State and Virginia -- planned for Wednesday -- has been postponed due to COVID-19 issues within Virginia's program, the school said. Even though the college basketball season began on Nov. 25, many teams around the country have yet to play due to the COVID-19 pandemic. The Piedmont Pacers, a travel basketball team that Chad Dorrill played on, said Dorrill was their all-time leading scorer and member of the 2018 USSSA National Championship team. Appalachian State College student Chad Dorrill died from COVID-19, and his death has people asking how someone young, fit, and healthy can die from the coronavirus. Forming a small pod, or bubble, of friends who all agree to strictly adhere to safety precautions around others can allow for some social connectedness while reducing risk of COVID-19 exposure. Three North Carolina colleges, including UNC-Chapel Hill, North Carolina State University and East Carolina University, have halted physical classes for undergraduate students, after reporting a series of coronavirus outbreaks  shortly after students returned to campus. NC State has paused men's basketball activities amid positive COVID-19 tests and contact tracing. App State student dies from COVID-19 By WBTV Web Staff | December 7, 2020 at 5:27 PM EST - Updated December 7 at 5:27 PM BOONE, N.C. (WBTV) - The family of a 19-year-old Appalachian State University student who died from complications related to COVID-19 is raising money to create a scholarship to help high school students go to college. About the Division of Business Affairs . But the 19-year-old college student died on Monday night, apparently of neurological complications related to Covid-19. NC State has paused men's basketball activities amid positive COVID-19 tests and contact tracing. The student was identified as Chad Dorrill, whose family shared that he had been diagnosed with COVID-19 earlier in September. Chad Dorrill, a 19-year student at Appalachian State University who his mother and former coach described as a "super healthy" athlete, died on Monday due to coronavirus complications… RALEIGH — Markell Johnson … “The health and safety of our student-athletes and staff remains our unwavering priority,” said N.C. State Director of Athletics Boo Corrigan. 19-year-old basketball player, App State student dies of COVID-19 complications in North Carolina The student was identified as Chad Dorrill, whose family shared that … NASHVILLE, Tenn. (WJHL) — The Tennessee Department of Health reported 616 new COVID-19 cases, 14 new deaths, and 906 new inactive or recovered cases in Northeast Tennessee on Tuesday. 19-year-old App State student described as ‘super healthy’ dies from COVID-19 complications Chad Dorrill was a 2019 graduate of Ledford Senior High in Thomasville and was studying to become a physical therapist at Appalachian State University, according to Emily Lipe, the superintendent of Davidson County Schools. NC State men's basketball on pause after positive COVID-19 cases. The Appalachian State football team played without 20 players and three assistant coaches in last Saturday’s 52-21 over Campbell due to positive COVID-19 tests and contact tracing. Dorrill was a graduate of Ledford High School in Thomasvile, CBS affiliate WFMY-TV reports. App State reported a new high of 159 current COVID-19 cases among students Tuesday. Appalachian State remains open for in-person instruction. Will the Northern Lights be visible in the Tri-Cities. Baylor's scheduled Tuesday game was canceled after the Nicholls State athletic department suspended all men’s basketball team activities until Dec. 26 due to COVID-19 protocols. CA Notify: State to make mobile app on COVID encounters available to public 'This is not contact tracing; this is notification technology' Uploaded: Mon, Dec 7, 2020, 5:18 pm 0 Time to read: about 2 minutes California will make a mobile app available to the public this week that will notify users when they encounter someone who has tested positive for the coronavirus, Gov. Some shocking news came late on Tuesday night as Michigan State Basketball’s game vs. Virginia was canceled due to COVID-19 issues in Virginia’s Men’s Basketball program, per a release. The “Subcontractors” category indicates individuals working on campus construction projects who are employed by private … The Bobcats held a 36-31 lead at intermission and pushed to . Chloe Dorin is a master’s student at App State. Holiday and Winter Break Departure and Return Plan. Students on Appalachian State University’s Sanford Mall in October. The “Employees” category includes both faculty and staff. Chad was just incredibly tired for two weeks and little did we know it was secretly attacking his body in a way they have never seen before. Chad tested positive in his home county and followed isolation procedures until he was cleared by doctors to return to Boone. A men's college basketball matchup between Michigan State and Virginia -- planned for Wednesday -- has been postponed due to COVID-19 issues within Virginia's program, the school said. During the COVID-19 pandemic, App State has provided meals, masks and an inventory of deployable resources to local community partners, including AppHealthCare and Watauga County Emergency Services. 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Copyright 2020 Nexstar Inc. All rights reserved. The school announced the move Wednesday. The letter says Chad had lived off-campus and had been taking classes online. She’s worried about the recent jump in positive COVID-19 […] Everts says after he began feeling unwell, he was encouraged by his mother to return home, quarantine and be tested for COVID-19. My heart goes out to the entire Appalachian State community.". Nearly 550 students have tested positive for the virus since in-person classes resumed last month. You have no idea who you can come into contact with that the virus affects differently. ", First published on September 30, 2020 / 7:52 AM. The Michigan State athletic department announced the Hall of Fame men's basketball coach tested positive Monday morning with a daily antigen test. At its peak in the beginning of October, App State had over 220 active cases among students. © 1998 - 2020 Nexstar Inc. | All Rights Reserved. Dorrill's mother released a statement though the team. Of the new deaths, eight were in Sullivan County, five were in Washington County, and one was in Unicoi County. RALEIGH, N.C. (WNCN) – North Carolina State University’s men’s basketball team has paused all team activities due to positive COVID-19 tests and the resulting contact tracing measures, school officials said Wednesday. KANSAS CITY, Mo. App State has limited gatherings to 25 people indoors and 50 people outdoors so long as social distance can be maintained and face coverings are worn, according to the letter. Chad Dorrill, an … The “Subcontractors” category indicates individuals working on campus construction projects who are employed by private … NC State basketball cancels Saturday game against UConn after positive COVID test Weather Cold rain in forecast for Triangle; NC mountains could see snow on Monday The Piedmont Pacers made a post on social media saying they were devastated to learn that Dorrill died on Monday night. Over 300 days of planning later, App State has seen over 1,200 COVID-19 cases and one student death. K9 passes away due to brain tumor complications, Storm Team 11: Another winter storm impacts our region Wednesday, Storm Team 11: Winter Storm Warnings and Advisories for portions of our area, Dobyns-Bennett music department to host online Christmas concert on December 21, The ‘Christmas Star’ will form this week. Copyright © 2020 CBS Interactive Inc. All rights reserved. “We will continue […] This is extremely surprising news, but also news … "The doctors said that Chad is the rarest 1-10,000,000 case but if it can happen to a super healthy 19-year old boy who doesn't smoke, vape or do drugs, it can happen to anyone," Susan Dorrill said, according to WFMY. The Division of Business Affairs at Appalachian State University works to provide the most effective and efficient accounting … COVID-19 Dashboard. Confirmed coronavirus cases in … (CNN) A college student and former high school basketball player has died from Covid-19, highlighting the virus's danger even toward the young and healthy. Reddit; Pocket; Email; Linkedin; Utah State guard Rollie Worster (24) drives to the basket as College of Idaho guard Johnny Radford (5) defends during the first half of a college basketball game Tuesday, Dec. 8, 2020, in Logan, Utah. News Channel 11’s sister station, WGHP, reports Chad’s family provided the following public statement to his high school basketball team: As our family suffers this incredible loss, we want to remind people to wear a mask and quarantine if you test positive even without symptoms. App State coronavirus information Appalachian State is closely monitoring the COVID-19 situation, which continues to evolve. The “Employees” category includes both faculty and staff. The following charts are updated each day. Ran long distances. HAWKINS COUNTY, Tenn. (WJHL) - Hawkins County Schools announced Tuesday that all schools will be reverting to virtual instruction on Wednesday, December 16. WFU Wake Forest men's basketball team pauses activities, will not play Troy BOONE, N.C. (WJHL) – An Appalachian State University student has died due to complications from COVID-19, according to the school’s chancellor. The UCLA men’s basketball team was ready to take on Long Beach State Tuesday night at Pauley Pavilion. Appalachian State Chancellor Sheri Everts continued in her message with important reminders about the seriousness of the coronavirus. This will be the first meeting between the two schools. / CBS/AP. Ran long distances. The university reported a new high of 159 current COVID-19 cases among students on Tuesday. In a … "I ache for the profound sadness that Chad Dorrill's family is enduring right now. Wow. Share All sharing options for: Utah State-Weber State basketball game canceled due to COVID-19 issues; Wildcats now to play Boise State. RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — The University of North Carolina system reported its first coronavirus-related student death on Tuesday since several campuses reopened with at least partial in-person learning last month. The following charts are updated each day. Mountaineers won ’ t play at all next Wednesday COVID-19 dashboard family wished for State. 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