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    No. 16 Marshall wins 42-14 on plane crash’s 50th anniversary

    A Marshall player points to a "75" decal after the team's win over Middle
    Tennessee during an NCAA college football game Saturday, Nov. 14, 2020, in Huntington, W.Va

    Quarterback Grant Wells grew up knowing the story of Marshall football. The 1970 plane crash. The university’s decision to continue playing. The winning years that eventually would come.

    And the importance of representing the school and honoring the fallen on the crash’s big anniversary.

    The redshirt freshman threw a season-high five touchdown passes and No. 16 Marshall commemorated the 50th anniversary of the worst disaster in U.S. sports history with a 42-14 victory over Middle Tennessee on Saturday.

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