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Swine flu fallout rattles sports world

Updated: May 1, 2009, 6:13 PM ET
By Elizabeth Merrill and Wayne Drehs | ESPN.com

Alyssa Edwards' mom helped pick out her prom dress. It's black with rhinestone straps and matching shoes. From the time she was a kid, Edwards dreamed about her senior year of high school. The last month would be special. She'd play softball for New Braunfels, a sports-crazy south Texas town of 52,000. She'd ace her college prep classes. She'd hang out with her friends at the river or Herbert's Taco Hut.

And she'd go to the prom.

It was a warm spring day in New Braunfels on Thursday, ...

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