Ferris HS community to to honor former teammate killed in crash

The Ferris community is selling white shirts that honor a former player who was killed.
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SPOKANE, Wash. — Members of the Ferris High School community will wear specially-designed shirts to the gym during Friday’s basketball game, in honor of a former player who passed away last week.

Kellen Erickson, who graduated from FHS in 2019, died in a car crash just south of Palouse Highway.

Erickson played basketball while he was in high school at Ferris. Some of the players taking the court against Lewis and Clark High School this Friday played with him for years.

Those who will be attending the game are encouraged to buy a white shirt, designed to honor Erickson. The white shirts say “K3LL3N” on the front; a tribute to his time as number 3 on the Saxons’ basketball team.

People looking to buy a shirt can purchase them here. Orders must be submitted by 8 a.m. on Thursday, January 29. The shirts will be delievered to Ferris ahead of the game.

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