2007 Camp MVP Goes to Baltimore

October 15, 2007 – Freeport, Grand Bahama Another young Grand Bahamian headed to Baltimore, Maryland on a fantastic football get-a-way weekend. Demetri Knowles and his father Keith traveled to Baltimore, Maryland as his reward for being chosen as the Devard Darling Football Camp MVP for 2007. The camp, which is in its second year on […]

Devard Darling Football Camp Attracts Over 150 Campers

July 14, 2007 – Freeport, Grand Bahama The 2nd Annual Devard Darling Football Camp was all that it was expected to be and more! (See Photo Gallery) The camp took place just last week, Monday, July 9 through Friday, July 13 from 9 a.m. to 12 p.m. at the Freeport Rugby Football Club. With nearly […]

Devard Darling Football Camp Coming to Freeport Next Week

July 4, 2007 – Freeport, Grand Bahama The 2nd Annual Devard Darling Football Camp is just around the corner! With just over 70 children registered, it should be a great week at the Freeport Rugby Football Club. The camp is scheduled to take place next week, Monday, July 9 through Friday, July 13 from 9 […]

Lesson Learned at Highest Price

By MARCIA C. SMITH The Orange County Register Tuesday, July 3, 2007 ANAHEIM – Devard Darling buttoned his jacket, tightened his necktie and tried to hold in his sorrow. But this peak-conditioned, broad-shouldered Baltimore Ravens receiver struggled. At last week’s National Athletic Trainers’ Association conference at the Anaheim Convention Center, he spoke of the 2001 […]

Athletic Trainers Discuss Sickle Cell Trait

By Gary Mihoces, USA TODAY June 28, 2007 Devard Darling has the blood condition called sickle cell trait. So did his twin brother, Devaughn, who died during a 2001 offseason team workout while both were football freshmen at Florida State. (Read Entire Article)

Athletic Trainers Step Up Efforts to Combat Sickle Cell Trait

By Martin Henderson, LA Times Staff Writer June 28, 2007 The National Athletic Trainers Assn., with more than 6,000 in attendance in Anaheim this week, on Wednesday took a first step toward making the athletic field safer for black athletes, as well as others who carry the potentially lethal sickle cell trait. (Read Entire Article)

Trainers Warn of Risks to Athletes with Sickle Cell Trait

BYLINE: By ALAN SCHER ZAGIER, Associated Press Writer The Associated Press State & Local Wire June 27, 2007 Wednesday 6:03 PM GMT SECTION: STATE AND REGIONAL LENGTH: 775 words DATELINE: COLUMBIA Mo. The growing number of exercise-induced deaths among athletes with sickle cell trait can be curtailed with proper treatment and greater awareness among team […]

Darling's Promotional Visit a Success

May 31, 2007 – Freeport, Grand Bahama On May 24-25, Devard Darling visited Freeport to promote the 2nd Annual Devard Darling Football Camp and the launching of his non-profit organization the As One Foundation, which is managing and partially funding the camp. His trip included visits to Jack Hayward High, Tabernacle Baptist Academy, G.B. Catholic […]

Darling’s Promotional Visit a Success

May 31, 2007 – Freeport, Grand Bahama On May 24-25, Devard Darling visited Freeport to promote the 2nd Annual Devard Darling Football Camp and the launching of his non-profit organization the As One Foundation, which is managing and partially funding the camp. His trip included visits to Jack Hayward High, Tabernacle Baptist Academy, G.B. Catholic […]

Darling Visiting Local Schools to Promote Camp

May 24, 2007 – Freeport, Grand Bahama On May 24-25, Devard Darling will be visiting Freeport to promote the 2 nd Annual Devard Darling Football Camp and the launching of his non-profit organization the As One Foundation, which is managing and partially funding the event. The mission of the As One Foundation is to give […]