Today marks the 49th anniversary of the Marshall air tragedy.
|A week before the plane crash, Marshall defeated Kent State 20-17|
in its final home game of the 1970 season. Thundering Herd
defenders (from left) Larry Sanders, Scottie Reese and Bobby Hill
gang-tackle Kent State running back Phil Witherspoon.
|Jen Marr is today's|
|The Memorial Fountain on the|
Marshall University campus
serves as a lasting tribute to the
75 people who died in the
plane crash more than
four decades ago.
|Before leaving Marshall after the 1973 season, |
Reggie Oliver owned all of Marshall's
(Photo/Chief Justice yearbook)
|Oliver was a guest speaker at Marshall|
earlier this year.
|Thundering Herd running back Art Harris weaves his way downfield|
during a 1970 home game against the University of Louisville.
(Photo courtesy of the Herald-Dispatch archives)
|Rest assured, the 1970 Thundering Herd will never be forgotten.|