The Black & White

Student honors friend through football

Senior Austin Nichol plays football wearing jersey number 57. The jersey number belonged to Hank Evans, a friend of Nichol's.

Erin Bockenstedt, Staff Writer

September 7, 2016

A number can mean anything. For the football team and Austin Nichol '17, the number 57 means honoring a friend. Nichol is the longtime friend and teammate of Hank Evans who passed away in 2014, and Nichol will be wearing Evans' number during his senior year. The idea for Evans' jersey to be passed on came about lat...