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    College athletics disasters....

    Saw We Are Marshall and was trying to think of other tragedies. Other than our CC team, Marshall, and the recent baseball accident, I can't think of others...

    Ghoulish topic, but just curious what other tragedies have befallen other schools...



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    Re: College athletics disasters....

    Excuse my ignorance...but what about our CC team? Was this recent??



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    Re: College athletics disasters....

    Was it Evansville that lost the Men's BB Team in a plane crash (early 80's)?
    Also, more recently, an Oklahome State women's team maybe.



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    Re: College athletics disasters....

    Quote Originally Posted by clone2011 View Post
    Excuse my ignorance...but what about our CC team? Was this recent??
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    Re: College athletics disasters....

    Okie State had a plane crash involving basketball staff, I think it was early 2000's



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    Re: College athletics disasters....

    ISU football?



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    Re: College athletics disasters....

    Quote Originally Posted by cycloneML View Post
    ISU football?
    Ah the burn from within our own fanbase, it hurts so deep



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    Re: College athletics disasters....

    Quote Originally Posted by clone2011 View Post
    Excuse my ignorance...but what about our CC team? Was this recent??
    I remember the day of the memorial services at Hilton Coliseum for the CC Team. It was a cold, gray, and windy day. The campus was pretty much empty. I thought I had class but when I got there it was canceled for the services. It really was one of those days where things did not feel right in the world. The next day I saw a picture of Bonnie Sons crying at the podium. I felt very sad about the entire situation.



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    Re: College athletics disasters....

    Quote Originally Posted by cycloneML View Post
    ISU football?

    ISU Basketball has become pretty tragic as well.



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    Re: College athletics disasters....

    Duquesne Basketball Team had five of their team members shot a few years ago.


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    Re: College athletics disasters....

    the University of Wyoming suffered an enormous tragedy as well with their cross country team. It hardly made a blip on the national news because it happened the week after 9/11. 8 athletes were lost in a head-on collison on US 287 south of Laramie... the other vehicle was driven by another UW student who was on the rodeo team....

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    Re: College athletics disasters....

    chris street
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    Re: College athletics disasters....

    Baylor's Dotson murdering his teammate, Dennehy a few years back



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    Re: College athletics disasters....

    Steve Alford's plane was struck by lightning once.


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    Re: College athletics disasters....

    The Baylor basketball murders. What a sad, messed up affair that was.

    EDIT -- RyCy04 beat me to that.



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