NORTH NEWTON, Kan. - The Bethel College football program will honor the lives of 2017 recruit Estin Overton and former Head Coach Kent Rogers at the beginning of halftime at Saturday's 7:00 PM Fall Fest game against the University of Saint Mary.
The ceremony will begin immediately following the conclusion of the first half of play in the game. Coach Morris Lolar will be presenting signed helmets to the families of Estin Overton and Kent Rogers, and there will also be a moment of silence in rememberance of their lives.
Estin Overton was a commited recruit for the Bethel football program, who passed away unexpectedly on April 24th, 2017. Overton played his high school football at Chaparral High School, in Anthony, Kansas.
Coach Kent Rogers was at the helm of Bethel's football program from 1979-1994. He amassed 69 wins during his career, which is currently the most all-time among Bethel head coaches. Rogers led the famous 1984 squad, which went 9-0 in the regular season and clinched the first KCAC title in the program's history. He passed away on August 3rd, 2017.
Saturday's game is against the University of Saint Mary, with kickoff set for 7:00 PM.