By BRIAN WOODSON 

Bluefield Daily Telegraph

BLUEFIELD — Bob Pruett is a friend of coal. Unfortunately, not everyone feels the same, and that worries the former Marshall football coach.  
 
“Right now the coal industry is under attack, it really is, it is under attack,” said Pruett, who served as the guest speaker for the Bluefield Rotary Club on Tuesday at the Holiday Inn. “I am not a political person, I’m really not, I’m not running for office. 
 

By BRIAN WOODSON 

Bluefield Daily Telegraph

BLUEFIELD — Is it possible to use a football game as inspiration for a state whose most important natural resource is under attack.  
 
Why not? Who would have expected Marshall to win the GMAC Bowl in 2001, trailing 38-8 at halftime.