Calkins: He came back from a coma. Why can’t he play one last season of hoops?

By , Daily Memphian Updated: October 25, 2021 8:10 PM CT | Published: October 25, 2021 7:25 PM CT
<strong>Rico Schwartz was hospitalized at Regional One Medical Center nearly all of December, 2020.</strong> (Courtesy of Memory Schwartz)

Rico Schwartz was hospitalized at Regional One Medical Center nearly all of December, 2020. (Courtesy of Memory Schwartz)

Geoff Calkins
Daily Memphian

Geoff Calkins

Geoff Calkins has been chronicling Memphis and Memphis sports for more than two decades. He is host of "The Geoff Calkins Show" from 9-11 a.m. M-F on 92.9 FM. Calkins has been named the best sports columnist in the country five times by the Associated Press sports editors, but still figures his best columns are about the people who make Memphis what it is.

Collierville senior Rico Schwartz was in a coma for six days after he was hit by a drunk driver last year. Now the TSSAA won’t allow him to finish his final season. The family has filed suit.

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