Bulldog soccer team honors Markos

Crestview boys soccer

The Crestview boys soccer team honored former Bulldog Markos Papadopoulos, who was killed in a car accident earlier this year, Tuesday before their game with Pine Forest.

Special to the News Bulletin
Published: Friday, November 16, 2012 at 06:18 PM.

CRESTVIEW — The Crestview soccer team honored Bulldog soccer player Markos Papadopoulos, who was killed in a car accident in August, Tuesday at Jack Foster Stadium as the Bulldogs opened their home schedule against District 1-5A foe Pine Forest.

The backs of all Bulldog players’ had the name Papadopoulos, who would a have been a senior.

And it wasn’t just the soccer team paying tribute to Papadopoulos.

A record crowd that included cheerleaders, band members, parents, teachers, community members and a multitude of students was on hand to cheer Crestview to a 5-1 victory.

The Bulldogs started out slow and were down 1-0 in the first half. With about three minutes to go in the half, David Born scored to tie up the game.

The second half belonged to the Bulldogs, who played with renewed effort.

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