Cleaning Up The Aggie House…And Remembering Sean Banks’ Legacy

July 28, 2019

The Tate Aggie family gathered Saturday to clean up their house and remember a lost teammate.

Volunteers worked to get Pete Gindl Stadium shining with Aggie pride before the upcoming football season. And they also installed a stadium sign remembering Aggie Sean Banks.

“I’ve done a lot of hard things in my life but hanging this  particular sign today got to this old man,” said Billy Glenn Howard, Jr., “especially when I turned around and saw our Tate Aggie football team watching this being installed.”

“As the freshman Aggies watched on, they were reminded that every time they put on that uniform and step on that field,” the Tate Quarterback Club wrote on social media, “that they are DOING IT FOR SEAN! They may not have known him but we are all one AGGIE FAMILY and Sean’s legacy will forever live on in this program!

Sean Banks and his sister Antoinette McCoy — his biggest fan — were killed in a tragic car crash in January when their vehicle was hit by an alleged DUI driver on East Kingsfield Road.

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4 Responses to “Cleaning Up The Aggie House…And Remembering Sean Banks’ Legacy”

  1. Eva Wheeler on July 29th, 2019 9:03 am

    I think it is wonderful thing to do. It will remind young and old to be alert at all times not only in a vehicle. I, however would like to have seen a sign that displayed all the Aggie players who have died from an accident, health or other reason in the past.
    They too should be remembered. God Bless all the Aggies.

  2. BILLY Howard on July 28th, 2019 12:50 pm

    @ Momma Davisa Banks…the legacy your children left behind says alot about them but also says alot of how they were raised…I cried yesterday like a baby but was comforted by OUR GOD… continued prayers for you and Poppa Earl and the rest of OUR Banks family
    #AGGIENATIONSTRONG

  3. barbara on July 28th, 2019 10:47 am

    This is an awesome sign,what a wonderful thing to do,we never know why things happen the way they do……….what is it all for….lives cut short in their prime……R.I.P. Antoinette,and Sean……. :(

  4. Davisa Banks on July 28th, 2019 9:13 am

    I was driving by when I got the message of Sean’s sign being installed. My heart was filled with so much joy to witness more continued love and support from our Aggie Family. After stopping, I was able to read comments and testimonies of everyone’s love that they will forever have for my son! That kind of love comes from God and proceeds to assure me that EVERYTHING that God does is GOOD! I miss my children terribly and weep for them often, but my heart is filled with joy for their everlasting life! Thank you Aggie Family. I am looking forward to being part of a great season!

    Davisa





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