On a rainy hill side in Wayne County, West Virginia, the lives of 75 people were lost in the worst plane crash single air tragedy in NCAA sports history. Among the losses were nearly the entire Marshall University football team, coaches, flight crew, numerous fans, and supporters. The event marked a boundary by which an entire community would forever measure time… before or after “The Crash“. This site is a memorial to the lives that were lost on that evening; to honor those men and women who made a mark in the hearts of a school, a community and a nation.
Is the story really true?
Lively conversations have been happening on The Herald-Dispatch forums, and plenty of e-mails have poured in asking questions about what really happened in the true story of “We Are Marshall.”