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JV Football Coach Suspended For Making Players Lie On Graves To Learn About Persistence And Rebirth

"The sources said [coach Jim] Marsh, also an English teacher at the high school, ordered the team bus to pull over near the cemetery. He then asked the roughly two dozen players to get out and lay on the graves. The players rested there for several minutes while Marsh preached about the importance of playing hard, and how those buried underneath them would cherish the opportunity to trade places with the players and fight to win. Marsh then urged the Mustangs to arise from the dead and bring their season back to life." [The Post-Standard]

Updated: Statement from Marcellus JV football coach Jim Marsh


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