Sun and clouds mixed. High 74F. Winds light and variable..
Overcast. Slight chance of a rain shower. Low 53F. Winds light and variable.
Updated: May 15, 2021 @ 3:54 am
HUNTINGTON — As a drizzle of rain started Saturday afternoon, the Marshall University Memorial Fountain’s water restarted to honor the rebirth of the Marshall football program in the 1970s.
Everything changed that dark November day in 1970. What should have been just another night in the Tri-State, very suddenly, and very tragically, became anything but.
Well-wishers bid goodbye to the 75 Marshall University football players, coaches and fans. It was the last time they would see them alive.
Marshall University Football: From 1971's Young Thundering Herd victory against Xavier to becoming the winningest team of the 1990s.
Plenty of questions have been asked about what really happened in the true story of the 2006 movie "We Are Marshall."
At 7:36 p.m. Nov. 14, 1970, Southern Airways Flight 932 crashed into a hill just short of the Tri-State Airport, killing all 75 people on board.