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Heart of a Wildkat | In Play

Despite being born with a heart condition, Kimball/White Lake's Beau Kirsch has been involved with sports for most of his life. This past summer, however, a heart attack derailed his ability to play sports during his senior year of high school.

He then found a new role with the Wildkats football team this fall. And as Beau says, when a door closed, a window opened.

Nate Wek is currently the sports content producer and sports and rec beat reporter for South Dakota Public Broadcasting. He is a graduate of South Dakota State University with a Bachelor of Science degree in Journalism Broadcasting and a minor in Leadership. From 2010-2013 Nate was the Director of Gameday Media for the Sioux Falls Storm (Indoor Football League) football team. He also spent 2012 and 2013 as the News and Sports Director of KSDJ Radio in Brookings, SD. Nate, his wife Sarah, and two kids Braxan and Jordy, live in Canton, SD.