Would-be inspirational can't deliver emotion of tragedy

Based on the effort to rebuild the Marshall University football program after a 1970 plane crash took...about famous coaches, a trailer and an ad for Marshall University. Lame, lame, lame.

Football team portrayed in movie offered hope

The motion picture We Are Marshall, about events surrounding the 1970 plane crash that killed most of the Marshall University football team, elicits poignant memories for those of us who were part of the Marshall family at the time. For...

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Ex-UGA coach Donnan faces federal fraud trial

...football analyst for ESPN after leaving his job at UGA. Before coming to Athens, Donnan was head football coach at Marshall University. His teams played in the NCAA Division 1-AA football championship game four times in five years, winning the...

'We are Marshall' lacks focus, falls short

...events it depicts. It's about the aftermath of the 1970 plane crash that killed all 75 people on board - the Marshall University football team, its coaching staff and a number of boosters. It took a terrible toll on the West Virginia college...

Teen drivers ignore cell phone restrictions

...don't want to be inaccessible for even 15 minutes driving up the street," said Harrison, 19, a sophomore at Marshall University in Huntington, W.Va. "They're so used to being accessible all the time." Targeting inexperienced motorists...

Life & style

...returning to defend his title, having surpassed the age requirement. Colleges Armstrong Atlantic hires Marshall aide Marshall University assistant coach Jeff Burkhamer has been named men's basketball coach at Armstrong Atlantic State University in...

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Ex-UGA football coach accused in Ponzi scheme

...orchestrated the fraud with his business partner through West Virginia-based GLC Limited.Donnan led teams at Marshall University and the University of Georgia and later became a television commentator.William P. Hicks, associate director...

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...Augusta Exchange, Evans WE ARE MARSHALL (PG) Matthew McConaughey plays the coach charged with revitalizing the Marshall University football program after the 1970 plane crash that killed 75 members of the team and coaching staff. Augusta Exchange...

Man on death row wants to stop appeals

...juries, and the U.S. Supreme Court has turned down their individual appeals.Fulks and Basham also have pleaded guilty to killing a West Virginia woman, 19-year-old Marshall University student Samantha Burns, during their spree.

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Area players in NFL playoff picture

...newspaper. The area NFL playoff players include: Troy Brown, New England: The former Blackville-Hilda High and Marshall University star is the third receiver for the Patriots. The 5-foot-9, 190-pounder played on the Hawks' 1988 state...