Rains ISD mourns death Monday of student athlete

A Rains High School student collapsed Monday morning during football practice and died later Monday at Hunt Regional Medical Center at Greenville, according to a statement from Rains Independent School District Supt. John Rouse.

Rouse stated, “The Rains ISD family is saddened by the sudden death of one of our student athletes. The freshman student, Marion Olivarez, collapsed while participating in non-contact activities at football practice Monday morning. He was taken by CareFlight to the hospital in Greenville where he later died.

“The loss of any student wounds us all deeply. We know that the community joins Rains ISD in conveying our deepest sorrow and sincere condolences to the Olivarez family and friends. Counselors will be on hand at the high school in the coming days for anyone who wishes to talk with someone about this tragic loss.”

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