Dear Gary (on WVU fans)
Posted on: February 5, 2010 12:17 pm
Here's Friday's Dear Gary ...
Dear Gary: I'm a lifetime fan of both WVU football and basketball. There are no words that we Mountaineer fans can say to offset the disrespect (some fans are showing to) oppossing teams, staff and trainers. Mountaineer fans do not accept this this type of behavor as the norm. Bodily harm nor verbal attacts should be accepted. Cursing in a public forum should not be tolereated. Men, women and children are present at our venues and this has to be stopped. It's embarrasing to us all. We all share a dislike for Pitt, but there's a difference between passion for your team and down right stupidity.
This email should serve as a good reminder that though the West Virginia fans are getting blasted for the way they've behaved, the majority of West Virginia fans are just as bothered by recent developments as the rest of the country. Sure, some of the WVU fans are idiots; that's clear. But most are not, and Robert -- a lifetime WVU fan -- seems to be in the not-an-idiot group. There are thousands more like him. That's important to remember.