Referee collapses at Center Grove basketball game

Referee collapses at game (WISH Photo)

CENTER GROVE, Ind. (WISH) – A referee collapsed at a basketball game in Center Grove Friday night.

Johnson County dispatchers tell 24-Hour News 8 the referee collapsed during the Franklin Central vs. Center Grove game at Center Grove High School. Officials say he was alert and conscious and taken to Community Hospital South. He was later identified as Ken Yott of Zionsville.

Officials with Center Grove High School say Yott was doing “much better” Saturday. It is not yet clear what caused the collapse or how long he will be in the hospital. provides commenting to allow for constructive discussion on the stories we cover. In order to comment here, you acknowledge you have read and agreed to our Terms of Service. Commenters who violate these terms, including use of vulgar language or racial slurs, will be banned. Please be respectful of the opinions of others and keep the conversation on topic and civil. If you see an inappropriate comment, please flag it for our moderators to review.

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