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MONROE, MI (Toledo News Now) -
It was an emotional night in Monroe on Friday. The Bedford Mules football team took the field just two days after one of their players, 17-year-old Colton Durbin, was killed in a traffic accident.
There was talk of canceling the game, but that didn't happen. Durbin's family wanted the game to go on.
"I've been wearing many hats the last three days," said Jeff Wood, coach for the Mules. "I've gone from head football coach, to teacher, to mentor, to counselor."
The team entered the field surrounded by a human tunnel of fans. They were led by the grieving parents of Durbin.
Each player paid special tribute to their late teammate. Durbin's jersey number, three, was placed in the horseshoe of their helmets. The back of the helmets read "CD3."
"I don't know how to explain it. Best guy I ever knew," said student Brett Anstein about Durbin.
The home team, Monroe Jefferson High School, also honored Colton.
"Some of our kids have put the young man's initials in their eyeblack and wristband," said Coach Bruce Pickens.
For the coin toss, Bedford players carried Durbin's jersey to the center of the field. The announcer read the starting lineup, saying, "Starting for the Lord in heaven will be number three, Colton Durbin."
After a difficult week, it was time for the Mules to play football. They say it was what Colton would have wanted.
"They're upbeat. They're very sad, very broken, but they're very much a solid family," said Julie Whyte of the Mules Moms Football Club. "They're going to go out there tonight and do their best for Colton."
Monday, March 10 2014 4:35 AM EDT2014-03-10 08:35:43 GMT
LOUISVILLE, KY (WAVE) – Just days after the body of a man was found in Portland, an arrest has been made. According to police, Joseph Carter killed James Newton, 44. Newton's body was found in his homeMore >>
According to police, Joseph Carter killed James Newton, 44.More >>
Monday, March 10 2014 5:33 AM EDT2014-03-10 09:33:58 GMT
FRANKFORT, KY (WAVE) – A proposed law in Frankfort would exempt Kentucky from changing its clocks forward from March through November. House Bill 431, filed by Kevin Sinnette of Ashland, is in frontMore >>
House Bill 431, filed by Kevin Sinnette of Ashland, is in front of the state government committee.More >>
Sunday, March 9 2014 6:54 PM EDT2014-03-09 22:54:12 GMT
LOUISVILLE, KY (WAVE) – A fire destroyed one building at a quarry in Oldham County Sunday morning. Crews were called to Liter's Quarry on Haunz Lane off Ballardsville Road on the Jefferson County/OldhamMore >>
Fire crews said it took longer than usual to get the fire under control because there are no fire hydrants in the area and water had to be shuttled to the scene.More >>
Friday, March 7 2014 6:58 PM EST2014-03-07 23:58:03 GMT
LOUISVILLE, KY (WAVE) – Big changes are coming to the Clark Memorial Bridge that will impact all drivers, pedestrians and cyclists. Starting March 10, as part of the Ohio River Bridges Project thereMore >>
Big changes are coming to the Clark Memorial Bridge that will impact all drivers, pedestrians and cyclists. Starting March 10 there will be lane restrictions which would have meant no pedestrian traffic on the bridge. After some complaints from the community, the lane restrictions have been tweaked.More >>
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