Points by which Jerry West-led West Virginia lost to Cal in the
1959 NCAA basketball final (71-70).
College dunks by the Mountaineers' Georgeann Wells-Blackwell,
including the first by a woman in an NCAA game, on Dec. 21, 1984,
when the 6'7" center jammed against Charleston (W.Va.).
Seasons Bobby Bowden spent as football coach at West Virginia
Complete-game victories for Nitro native Lew Burdette in the
Milwaukee Braves' 1957 World Series triumph over the Yankees.
September 21, 2003
Passengers and crew who died when the Marshall football team's
plane crashed after takeoff on Nov. 14, 1970; the crash is the
worst disaster in U.S. sports history.