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Posts Tagged ‘friends of coal’

Political Efforts, Football Join Forces

By Charles Parachute
Sports Editor
The Friends of Coal Bowl, which for seven years now has featured West Virginia University and Marshall University meeting on the gridiron, comes to an end Saturday as the schools have not agreed on continuing the series.
Other schools across the country, though, are embracing the idea of having political – or, [...]

State Hired Miners to Officiate Coal Bowl

Temp Refs Had Little Time to Learn Rules
By Charles Parachute
Sports Editor
MORGANTOWN, W.VA. - Organizers of the Friends of Coal Bowl - the annual football matchup between West Virginia University and Marshall University - might have taken the coal theme too far.
An anonymous source in West Virginia Gov. Joe Manchin’s office has confirmed the state allowed [...]