South Harrison Continues Football Season with Heavy Hearts

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The entire South Harrison community held their breath last Friday night, when senior Dylan Jeffries was rushed to the hospital during the fourth quarter of the Hawks' game against Lincoln.

Jeffries was diagnosed with a blood clot on his brain and now remains in a medically induced coma at Ruby Memorial Hospital.

The South Harrison football team has continued to practice throughout the week, only taking part in contact on Wednesday. Hawks Head Football Coach Brad Jett is attempting to move forward with a heavy heart.

Jett said he spoke with his players earlier in the week and they are all continuing to cope with the unfortunate events of Friday night.

South Harrison will host Calhoun County on Friday night at 7:30 p.m.

He said the outpouring of support from the surrounding area has been vast, and also very much appreciated.

"This community when you're down a little bit, it just gathers and grows in strength," Jett said. "But I knew the way this community was. I'm just proud, like I said last night on the Statewide Radio Show the other night, I'm just proud to be a Harrison Countian because just the support from all of the different high schools. Grafton was here and other schools outside the area."

"They were all here. It was just total support. It was just a great thing. It was a great, uplifting, and somewhat put your mind at ease to where we turn it over to the man upstairs. It's in God's hands now."

 

Donation locations for Dylan's medical expenses are listed below:

 

Harrison County Bank

P.O. Box 98

Lost Creek, WV 26385.

 

You can also make donations online at YouCaring.com


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