(Photo by Alycia Holland Photography)
This weeks Athlete of the week goes out to the Bulldog football seniors. They are, Derek Averyt, Rueso Battermann, Nolan Casey, Nathan Collins, Quinn Cox, Adien Cuchine, Bo Demarais, Boyd Dewitt, Trey Driscoll, Derek Dunmire, Max Fantini, Tyler Galle, Wyatt Gross, Koby Hanni, Trey Hansen, Ayden Harryman, Maverick McEwen, Kade Schleeman, Kyler Stenson, Will Taylor, Luke Verlanic, Joey Wall, Grady Winston, and Manager Savannah Hardman.
From top to bottom these seniors have showed the future Bulldogs what leaders look like, it was a great class and such a wonderful season for you all. These Bulldog seniors and their teammates made a lot of noise this season and proved a lot of the nay sayers wrong. From game 1 at Billings West to their final snap last Friday in Bozeman these young men battled and lead through adversity and showed younger classmen what it means to he a Bulldog senior in the greatest sports city in Montana.
This moment marks the final nod to your outstanding high school football careers, and we want to express our deepest gratitude for your dedication, passion, and unwavering commitment to the team.
Throughout the years, you have exemplified the true spirit of your football program. You have shown us what it means to be leaders, both by your words and your actions.
You have displayed resilience in the face of adversity, integrity in every play, and a relentless drive to succeed. Your unwavering support for your teammates, your coaches, and your school has left an indelible mark on this program, and we are forever grateful for the legacy you leave behind.
Beyond the statistics and the wins, we have witnessed the growth and transformation that each one of you has undergone during your time as a Bulldog. You have learned the value of teamwork, the importance of discipline, and the power of perseverance. The football field has been your classroom, teaching you life lessons that will guide you long after the final whistle has blown.
We must also acknowledge the sacrifices you have made. The early morning practices, the grueling workouts, and the countless hours spent perfecting your craft have all been part of your journey. Your dedication and sacrifice have not gone unnoticed, and they serve as a testament to your character and determination.
Thank you all on behalf of the coaches, the staff, and the entire football community, we extend our heartfelt congratulations and gratitude to each and every one of you. It has been an honor and a privilege to watch you grow, both as athletes and as individuals. We wish you nothing but the very best in all your future endeavors.