Marshall Football: Down But Never Out

Posted by James Roach on August-31-2009 Add Comments

By now nearly everyone in America knows of the tragedy that claimed the lives of the 1970 Marshall Thundering Herd Football team, coaches and boosters. The story as told by the film “We Are Marshall” has been sent around the globe on television, DVD, and the Internet.

So I don't need to tell that story, nor do I wish to pick at the emotional scar-tissue everyone inherits upon joining the Marshall family. Instead, I am going to focus on what that has become for everyone who bleeds kelly green.

From the ashes we rose; The title of another documentary on the events surrounding Southern Airways Flight 932, but also a sort of rallying cry for the city and university. Again, there is no need for a history lesson for s...

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