PODCAST: Pray for Janae

Mar 01, 2023 at 07:57 am by WGNS

(SMYRNA, TN) The Smyrna High School Senior who was hit by a car while visiting St. Louis for a volleyball tournament, Janae Edmondson continues to recover from the injuries she sustained on February 18, 2023. Both of her legs had to be amputated at her hips.

If you have not heard, UT Southern. said they would continue with plans to give the Murfreesboro athlete her volleyball scholarship. 


In St. Louis, the suspect who reportedly ran the small SUV into a parked car, hitting Edmondson in the process, remains behind bars at the St. Louis City Justice Center.

21-year-old Daniel Riley is facing one felony count of 2nd Degree Assault, one felony count of Armed Criminal Action, two misdemeanor counts of 4th Degree Assault and one misdemeanor count of Operating a Vehicle on a Highway Without a Valid License. Riley was arrested by the St. Louis Metro Police Department, who are over the investigation.

PODCAST: Pray for Janae

Pray for Janae

Episode #5 of Beyond the Classroom

In today’s episode of Beyond the Classroom - we talk with two coaches, Katy Bell and Lonnie Drayton, from Smyrna High School about the community support surrounding Janae Edmondson, and what it means to be part of a team. Listen now on:

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