LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (KTHV) – When you think of Pulaski Academy, you are likely to think of a high-powered offense that wins championships and doesn't punt, but it's an athlete on the defensive side of the ball that has a story.

Matt Warren was diagnosed with leukemia as a child, and spent three years battling the deadly disease.

"I just prayed we would be able to watch him grow up," says Lindsay Warren, Matt's mother, "So we never dreamed he would be playing sports."

THV 11's 40 teams in the month of August preview for Pulaski Academy will air August 18.

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