Through Faith, Student-Athlete Making Strides in Recovery From TBI


(The Republic) - Walking onto his home basketball court, Levi Sallee asks for a ball and breaks into a smile as his mother, Michelle, gently tosses one to him on the Columbus Christian Crusaders’ home court.

“Use a chest pass, Mom,” Levi Sallee teases, as he begins to demonstrate how to properly shoot a jump shot to his mother. “You bend your knees, get your hands up like this …” and as he shoots the ball, it’s all net. “Are you trying to teach me basketball?” his mother asks.

The moment is just one of many the Sallee family is cherishing as Levi continues to astonish his care staff, family friends and classmates with his continuing progress. CONTINUE