Mountaineers plan to honor fallen miners
West Virginia’s football players will wear a helmet decal
honoring the 29 coal miners killed in the Upper Big Branch Mine
explosion on April 5.
Coach Bill Stewart said Wednesday that players will wear the
decals at the team’s annual Gold-Blue game on April 30 and
throughout the 2010 football season.
The decal will be a white circle with a black No. 29 in the
Stewart says the miners’ work ethic is what the Mountaineers’
program is all about.