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September 29, 2009 in City

Valley Christian football players gather in the school’s courtyard Monday to remember their teammate Andrew “Drew” Swank, who died Sunday of head injuries suffered in a game Friday. From left are sophomore Jun Ryn, sixth-grader and the coach’s son Gabriel Puryear, and sophomore Ross Tabbert.

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Swank, of Hauser Lake, was “a great kid with a great smile,” his coach said. Photo Courtesy of Valley Christian School

J. Bart Rayniak photo

Valley Christian School teammates signed Andrew Swank’s football helmet and jersey