Article by Ryann Vargas - NBC Bay Area
A South Bay high school football team is celebrating its first concussion-free season in years, and the coaching staff points to a new tackling method as the reason.
The Mountain View High School Spartans finished the 2015 varsity football season with no concussions.
Coach Shelley Smith says the team’s trainer logs all concussions — whether minor or major — and last year there were none to report.
"In the 16 years I've been coaching, that's only happened one time," said Smith, who has been head coach at Mountain View High for four years. He now also serves as the school's athletic director.Read More