Press Photo by Dustin Monke
Dickinson Trinity senior right guard Parker Pavlicek, left, blocks Belcourt junior defensive lineman Stetson Baker, right, on Oct. 7 at the Badlands Activities Center. Pavlicek, who weighs about 160 pounds, suffers from Crohn’s disease and has spent his final season battling medical issues because of his condition. On the field, he’s usually lined up against someone bigger than him, like the 6-foot-1, 245-pound Baker.
Read the article: ‘Mind over matter’: Trinity senior Parker Pavlicek hasn’t let complications from Crohn’s disease keep him from playing his final football season