Mesa Red Mountain H.S. athletes collapse on practice field

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MESA -- Six  football players at Red Mountain High School fell ill while working out on a practice field Wednesday afternoon. Three of them had to be taken to the hospital.

It's believed at the boys -- all 15 and 16 years old -- became dehydrated while taking part in off-season conditioning during a physical education class.

The boys began complaining that they felt sick and then several of them began vomiting.

In addition to the boys who were taken to the hospital, firefighters treated another three students at the scene and released them to their parents.