Fergus football honors late seniors with program lore | High school

LEWISTOWN — Fergus Football beat Billings Central in front of a standing room crowd last Friday to clinch the Eastern A conference title.

It was an exciting moment for the players and Fergus County made it even more special after the game when the Golden Eagles honored their seniors.

The seniors marched from midfield to their teammates gathered in the end zone in a tradition that head coach Derek Lear says has continued since he joined the program.

This year it meant a little more to the band as they remembered Dylan Morris, their teammate and captain, who died in a car accident last year.

“Dylan Morris was – his biggest saying was ‘be the hammer, not the nail’. And that’s something we always follow on this show. We try to be the kind of kid he was,” Lear said.

“Highlight, beating Billings Central for the first time in over thirty years, and a few nights later you lose one of your best friends and it’s just tough,” senior quarterback Gage Norslien said. . “It definitely brings the guys together. And I can still see his big smile, his big belly laugh, and I’d just like to give him a hug.”

Fergus is looking to cap off an undefeated regular season Friday night in Miles City.

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